06 May 2016 - Philippine Ambassador to Italy and Non-Resident Ambassador to Albania Domingo P. Nolasco administered the Oath of Office of Mr. Loritan Prespa as the new Philippine Honorary Consul in Albania on May 02.
Ambassador Nolasco briefed Consul Prespa, a.h., of his duties and responsibilities as the Honorary Consul in Albania. The establishment of a Philippine Consulate in Albania will reinforce the presence of the Philippines in Tirana. This development will pave the way to enhanced bilateral relations between the Philippines and Albania. The Consulate will also bring the consular services closer to the members of the Filipino community in Tirana.
Members of the Filipino community in Albania welcomed the news with enthusiasm as they do not have to travel to Rome or wait for the consular missions to avail of consular services.
The Philippine Consulate in Albania is located in Gjergj Balsha Str. No. 6, 1029, Tirana, Albania. END