14 October 2017 – The Albanian Association of Banks organized the second conference entitled: Banks for Growth in Albania.
The proceedings of the conferenced were opened by AAB Chairman &CEO of Alpha Bank Albania, Mr. Periklis Drougkas; the Governor of the Bank of Albania, Mr Gent Sejko; and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania, H.E. Mr.Edi Rama.
The conference was organised in three sessions which were moderated in a very efficient way by Mr. Periklis Drougkas, AAB Chairman &CEO of Alpha Bank Albania; Mr. Seyhan Pencabligil, CEO and Board member of BKT; Mr. Dritan Mustafa, CEO of Tirana Bank and Mr. Jonathan Wheatley, IFC.
The Minister of Finance and Economy, Mr. Arben Ahmetaj presented the importance of public budget in the development of the economy.
The conference included speakers from the Word Bank, EBRD, Bank of Albania, Ministry of Development of Turkey, European Investment Bank, McKinsey&Company, etc. Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Energy and the advisor to the Minister of Justice took part in the discussion pannels. The conference was also attended by representatives of banks, international organisations and financial institutions in Albania, and representatives from the business community and the academia.