Ministry of Tourism and Environment (Albania)

The Ministry of Tourism and Environment (Albanian: Ministria e Turizmit dhe Mjedisit) is a department of the Albanian Government in charge of regulation concerning the environment, the sustainable use of natural resources, promotion of renewable resources, protection of nature and biodiversity, sustainable development and management of forestry and pastures, and the quality monitoring of water resources.[1]

Ministry of Tourism and Environment
Ministria e Turizmit dhe Mjedisit
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Ayuntamiento, Tirana, Albania, 2014-04-17, DD 01.JPG
Department overview
Formed11 May 1991; 31 years ago (1991-05-11)
JurisdictionGovernment of Albania
HeadquartersSkanderbeg Square 6, 1001 Tirana, Albania
Minister responsible
Websiteturizmi.gov.al

Subordinate institutionsEdit

ReorganizationEdit

  • Ministry of Domestic Trade and Tourism (1991–1992)
  • Ministry of Tourism (1992–1994)
  • Ministry of Construction and Tourism (1994–1996)
  • Ministry of Public Works, Territorial Regulation and Tourism (1996–1997)
  • Ministry of Trade and Tourism (1997–1998)
  • Ministry of Public Works and Tourism (2001–2002)
  • Ministry of Territorial Regulation and Tourism (2002–2005)
  • Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports (2005–2013)
  • Ministry of Economic Development, Tourism, Trade and Enterprise (2013–2017)
  • Ministry of Tourism and Environment (2017–present)

Officeholders (1991–present)Edit

No. Name
Term in office
1 Gavrosh Pogaçe 11 May 1991 4 June 1991
2 Agim Mero 11 June 1991 6 December 1991
3 Robert Gjini 18 December 1991 13 April 1992
4 Osman Shehu 13 April 1992 6 April 1993
5 Edmond Spaho 6 April 1993 3 December 1994
6 Dashamir Shehi 4 December 1994 10 July 1996
7 Albert Brojka 11 July 1996 1 March 1997
8 Vasillaq Spaho 11 March 1997 24 July 1997
9 Shaqir Vukaj 25 July 1997 23 April 1998
10 Bashkim Fino 6 September 2001 29 January 2002
11 Fatmir Xhafaj 22 February 2002 25 July 2002
12 Besnik Dervishi 29 July 2002 29 December 2003
Bashkim Fino 29 December 2003 10 September 2005
13 Bujar Leskaj 10 September 2005 19 March 2007
14 Ylli Pango 20 March 2007 3 March 2009
15 Ardian Turku 17 March 2009 17 September 2009
16 Ferdinand Xhaferaj 17 September 2009 21 July 2011
17 Aldo Bumçi 25 July 2011 3 April 2013
18 Visar Zhiti 4 April 2013 15 September 2013
19 Arben Ahmetaj 15 September 2013 17 February 2016
20 Milva Ekonomi 26 February 2016 13 September 2017
21 Blendi Klosi 13 September 2017 18 September 2021
22 Mirela Kumbaro 18 September 2021 Incumbent

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dervishi, Kastriot (2006). Historia e Shtetit Shqiptar 1912–2005. Shtëpia Botuese "55". p. 955. ISBN 99943-799-3-3.