Message from Ambassador Umemoto


Application procedure for Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGPHS) NEW!!


Opportunities of study in Japan:

The application process for the 2016-2018 MEXT Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is now open!


1. Embassy of Japan in Italy covers Albania.


      Address:  Via Quintino Sella, 60, 00187 Roma, Italia

     Tel:  (+39) 06 487 991

     Fax: (+39) 06 487 3316


Opening hours

     Office hours          Monday  - Friday     09:15~13:15     &  14:15~17:00     except   Holidays

     Consular Section   Monday -  Friday     09:30~12:45     &  14:15~16:30     except   Holidays


2.  Honorary Consul General of Japan in Tirana

     Mr. Avni PONARI
     SIGAL Holding, Blv. Zog I, Nr 1, Tirna, Albania
     Phone: +355 4 2253407
     Fax: +355 4 2233308

3. Japan-Albania Relations

     Official web site of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

     Japan-Albania Foreign Ministers' Meeting November 21, 2011


4. Japan's Economic Assistance to Albania 【as of May 2014】

     Japan's Official Development Assistance to Albania amounts 25.278 billion yen in total, or approximately 179 million EUR (Exchange rate 1EUR=141JPY, as of May 2014)

     Grant Assistance: 4.98 billion yen

     Yen Loans: 18.092 billion yen

     Technical Cooperation: 2.206 billion yen


5. Topics


Honorary Counsul of Japan to Tirana receives certificate of appreciation from the Minister of Foreign Affairs NEW!!!

Exchange of notes regarding grant aid cooperation from Japan to Albania NEW!!!

Japanese Culture Event held in Albania

Signing Ceremony for the "Project for the Rehabilitation of Matoshi Uka School in Fierza Commune" in the framework of the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) (En)

Handover Ceremony of Emergency Assistance to the Republic of Albania in Response to the Floods Disaster (Report) (En)

Aiuti di Emergenza per il Disastro Alluvionale in Albania (IT)

Emergency Assistance to Albania in Response to the Floods Disaster (SQ)

Visit of Mr.Bunmei Ibuki, Speaker of House of Representatives

Visit of Ambassador Kohno to Albania

A Contribution Letter by Ambassador Kohno for Panorama

Opportunities of study in Japan (Scholarships 2014)

Ambassador Kohno's article was published in the Albanian newspaper Panorama

Japan-China Relations at a Crossroads by Koichiro Gemba, Foreign Minister of Japan Published in the International Herald Tribune on Nov. 21, 2012

Foreign Policy (The Senkaku Islands, The Issue of Takeshima, Japan's Northern Territories etc.)

Multiple entry visa

Cerimonia di commemorazione del primo anniversario del Grande Terremoto del Giappone Orientale (2012)

"Japanese Culture week"in Albania (2011)

Project for Rehabilitation of the Preza Elementary School

Signing Ceremony for Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Project

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nishimura’s visit to Albania

Grant Assistance for Grass-Roots Human Security Project


6. Visa

For details click here.



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