Tiranë, Albania (7 April, 2017) – Banka Kombëtare Tregtare (BKT) organized the inauguration ceremony of its newest branch “Dega Çorovodë”. The ceremony was attended by, the Speaker of Parliament Mr. Ilir Meta, Mayor of Çorovodë Municipality Mr. Nesim Spahiu, BKT CEO and Board Member, Mr. Seyhan Pencabligil, Parliament members representing the region, Local Government representatives, as well as customers, business owners, and community leaders.

The participants were welcomed by the Mayor of Çorovodë Municipality, Mr. Spahiu, who congratulated with BKT for the investment and offering such an opportunity to the citizens of Çorovodë and of Skrapar region.

In his address, the Speaker of Parliament, Mr. Meta, highlighted the economic developments of Skrapar region and the new opportunities and support that BKT, through qualitative and professional services, will offer to local entrepreneurs, giving a positive effect to the economic development in the region.

Mr. Pencabligil, added that: “Beside offering a diverse large range of products and services, BKT strongly believes in the country actual economic stability and prospect, which encourage us, unlike our competitors, to enlarge BKT presence in the Albanian territory”. He expressed his personal gratitude to Mr. Spahiu for the full support in realizing this investment and added that “I am confident, based on our previous experiences, that this investment will provide huge benefits for the local economy and for all the region citizens.”

Established in 1925, BKT is the largest and the oldest commercial Bank in Albania, with a value of 3.1 billion USD in asset and 2.4 billion USD is deposits. BKT serves its customers through a network of 93 branches, out of which 67 branches in Albania and 26 branches in Kosovo, making BKT the biggest Albanian bank in the region. 

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