The mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, says that he has proposed the final list of SP candidates for the Tirana Region for the April 25 elections. Moreover, Veliaj further adds that he rejected some names that he suggested to the chief socialist Edi Rama
The Mayor of Tirana says that with the proposed list he found the understanding of Prime Minister Rama, but also of other colleagues.
“We have had a very long period of discussions, reviews, polls, focus groups. In the final I proposed that list to the Prime Minister, of course we had small discussions. For the most part I was the one who rejected any suggestion of the Prime Minister. also for other people, maybe from other cities or other transfer counties.It has all been open and friendly.
The Prime Minister has said what he thinks is good I do not want to insist as you have so much time on the ground maybe you judge better So, not only did I have good understanding from the Prime Minister, but I also had a super understanding from colleagues, who after we discussed the strategy and everyone understood the plot of this battle, and I am very happy and honored working with this team “, said Velija for the show “60 minutes”.
We recall that in the SP list for Tirana were left out some figures with important contributions to the SP, while some others such as Majko, Kodheli and Fatmir Xhafa are listed in what is considered a non-profit list. The list of Tirana also includes some names from the parliamentary opposition such as Halit Valteri, Ylli Shehu and Edmond Rushi.