28 December 2023

Forestation Project For the 100th Year of Diplomatic Relations Between Türkiye and Albania

In the 100th Year of Diplomatic Relations Between Türkiye and Albania, TİKA planted trees to make the new pedestrian way close to the Farka Lake, in the capital city, Tirana, greener as a sign of eternal friendship.

Since 2023 marks the 100th anniversary of both the foundation of the Republic of Türkiye and the diplomatic relations between Albania – Türkiye, which started with the “Agreement of Friendship and Cooperation” signed on December 15, 1923, between the two countries; trees were planted on the sides of the pedestrian way close to the Farka Lake in Tirana as a sign of the strengthened bond between the countries.

The planting ceremony of the trees was attended by Türkiye’s Ambassador to Tirana, Tayyar Kağan Atay; Deputy Mayor of Tirana, Andi Sefer; Director General of the Parks and Recreation Agency, Anisa Ruseti; authorities from TİKA’s Tirana Program Coordination Office, and employees of the Municipality of Tirana.

An area of 1200 sq meters was planted with trees

Farka Lake, which is in the southern and southwestern part of Tirana, stands out as one of the most important areas that need planting to serve the public for social activities such as various sports activities, playground for children, various art activities, concerts, etc. after Grand Park of Tirana (PMLAT). Within the scope of the project carried out with the cooperation of the Municipality of Tirana Parks and Recreation Agency and TİKA, 290 ornamental trees were provided for the forestation of the 1200 sq meters area.

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