Congress of Përmet

The Congress of Përmet, was a meeting of the Albanian communist leaders on May 24, 1944, in Përmet, Albania, which elected a Provisional Government. The congress was modeled after the Anti-Fascist Council for the National Liberation of Yugoslavia.[1]

During the Congress of Përmet, Albania, May 1944. LANC leaders, from right to left: Ramadan Çitaku, Liri Gega, Hysni Kapo, Sejfulla Malëshova, Haxhi Lleshi, Myslim Peza, Enver Hoxha, Omer Nishani, Spiro Moisiu, Mustafa Gjinishi

188 delegates attended the Congress. The majority of the delegates came from Southern and Central Albania: 25 from Korça, 48 from Vlora-Gjirokastra, 15 from Berat, 8 from Elbasan, 10 from Tirana, 3 from Peza, 2 from Durres. Additionally, the congress was attended by delegates of the National Liberation Movement and the Brigades.


  1. ^ Miranda Vickers (28 January 2011). The Albanians: A Modern History. I.B.Tauris. p. 155. ISBN 978-0-85773-655-0.