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Monday, August 13, 2012
Vlore's gift for Ismail Qemali Top Channel TV
For the 100th year of independence, the City of Vlore will have a seven
meters high statue of Ismail Qemali, placed at the Skele Square, where
used to the statue of Hysni Kapo, one of the communist leaders.
Artist Zeqi Alizotaj is concluding the statue that will be ready soon.
Qemali doesn’t have a statue in Vlore. There is only the independence
monument. This is the first statue that will be built for him”, Alizotaj
The expenses will be paid by the Vlore Municipality.
is an investment with the funds of the Vlore Municipality. We held a
competition for this project on January”, declared Arben Beqiri, vice
Mayor of Vlore.
Meanwhile, the government is planning to place
another statue of Ismail Qemali in a public area in Tirana. It might be
the statue that today stands at the National Museum, created by sculptor