Tirana, Feb 25th 2016
ADF, the host partner in the organization of the VI Project Team & Steering Committee Meeting of
HERA Project in Tirana
Under the framework of HERA project, "Sustainable tourism management of Adriatic heritage”, financed by
IPA Adriatic CBC, on February 23rd – 25th 2016 was held the VI Project Team & Steering Committee Meeting
of HERA Project in Tirana. Representatives of almost all final beneficiary institutions attended this
meeting such as Zadar County, Split Dalmatia County, Šibenik-Knin County, Dubrovnik Neretva County, Region
of Istria, Primorje – Gorski Kotar County, City of Mostar, Thesprotia Unit, Municipality of Postojna,
Municipality of Piran, Province of Rimini, University of Foggia, Province of Ravenna, Consortium Europe
Point Teramo, Ministry of Culture of Montenegro, Abruzzo Region and Albanian Development Fund.
This event was initiated with a welcoming speech by the Director of the Department of Regional Development,
Mr. Blendi Bushati, who presented the orientation strategy of ADF activities, which are in line with EU
priorities and the Albanian Government towards the development of tourist areas as a great economic potential.
Afterwards, Mr. Bushati continued his speech with a description of the progress of works for the restoration
of Marubi Photo Gallery in Shkodra as a pilot project of HERA.
The three-day agenda of the event was followed by the presentation of the current situation in which all issues
were addressed in the implementation of the project, and the presentation of achievements made so far by each
partner for each work package.