Friday, February 4, 2011
The property issue in focus of the Albanian press agencies
Seacoast Association and Himara Community: OSCE must make transparency, the property goes to the legal generations
Only by the Municipality of Himara counted about 20 thousand inhabitants distributed in three countries, Albania, Greece and USA, with dual citizen ship.
Tirana, February 4, 2011, NOA- a meeting called by the Coastal Association and the The Himara Community, were ordered to land registration process on the Ionian coast, become under the principle "properties to the legitimate owners." During the meeting they requested that the OSCE, and the Spanish Company and sub contractors Albanian, to have transparent in restitution coastal residents.
The two most important associations in the Ionian coast, the Coastal Assotiation and The Himara Community, gathered in Tirana and reports for members of both associations in the field, the project, which was to begin on 15 January this year, what will happen and can degrade. This degradation, according to them will come if the authority of the OSCE and the Spanish company "Terrace" that manages the project and does not implement the practice requested by residents and local autonomous area of Regions, Himara, Lukovë, Xara, Ksamil, for that, the property goes to the legal owners.
According to Niko Nesturit, President of Seacoast Association, a group composed with members both the Himara Community, will represent the interest of thousands of field residents who require the return of property in origin, while for the Executive Director of The Himara Communityt, Stavri Marko, has interest in total return lawful property, is top priority, which has taken approval of thousands of American citizens with dual citizenship and Greek in origin from Himara.
Only by the Municipality of Himara counted about 20 thousand inhabitants distributed in three countries, Albania, Greece and USA. Meanwhile, the participants pointed out that the people of Himara residents and the diaspora, will resolutely viewing process which should have the right trasparency officials from the OSCE, the EU and in particular the seriousness of contracting firms under contract, to implement this project by the most important for region, and developing tourism in the area.