Premier Berisha: Financial world is in need of a new Martin Luther in financial sector
13 November 2008

Prime Minister Sali Berisha, on a visit to Brussels, attended today as guest of honor the proceedings of the International Business and Leadership symposium.

In his speech delivered to this panel, Premier Berisha appreciated the efforts of the developed countries and their commitment for resolving the financial crisis and referred to the G-20 and G-8 efforts in particular.

Premier Berisha said that the world financial system needs a new Martin Luther as indispensability to define new control regulation and transparency of the private sector, especially the financial sector. Emphasizing that efforts and deeds to prevent corruption should develop not only in the public sector, but even in the private sector, Premier Berisha said that the influence and role of this sector is rather important for the economic and social development of the country.

During his speech delivered on this occasion, Premier Berisha presented some of the recent developments in Albania as well as its progress in the Euro-Atlantic integration process. In this context, the premier made an expose of the progress of reforms in important sectors as a result of which Albania records a notable economic growth.

Among other things, Premier Berisha highlighted government of Albania constant commitment to fight corruption in all the fields without compromise as well as to stimulate the most active participation of the foreign investors in our country.

Along with Premier Berisha the symposium was attended by Mr. Nirj Deva, a member of the European Parliament, World Bank (WB) Deputy Vice President Michael Klein, Chair of the Advisory Council of Transparency International Prof. Dr. Peter Eigen, Former Head of Enterprise Financing, European Commission Prof. Rudy Aernoudt as well as the President of the International Association for Human Values Mr. Hans-Martin Schempp.

Quelle: Homepage Republic of Albania, Council of Ministers