In the framework of the promotion of the culture of competition, the protection of free and effective competition and the further alignment of the legal framework with the acquis of the European Union, the Competition Authority held on December 12, in the premises of the Maritim Hotel Plaza, the activity with the theme “Day of Competition and the presentation of the proposed changes in law no. 9121, dated 28.07.2003 “On the protection of competition”. This activity started with the welcoming speech of the head of the Competition Authority, Mr. Denar Biba.
Following the activity Mr. Biba had the pleasure of presenting to the guests the legal changes in law no. 9121, dated 28.07.2003 “On the protection of competition”, changes which will be part of the discussions in other similar activities where different actors will have the opportunity to express themselves about them.
The meeting was greeted by Mrs. Elisa Spiropali, Minister of State for Relations with the Parliament, who in her speech praised the serious efforts to complete the legal framework in accordance with the EU acquis, the further promotion of the culture of competition in defense of the free economy and the consumer, as well as the promotion of interaction with the executive and cooperation with the counterpart institutions of the European Union in order to borrow the best practices in the field of competition.
The activity was greeted by Mrs. Reida Kashta, General Director of the Public Procurement Agency, Mrs. Armela Krasniqi, Chairperson of the Audiovisual Media Authority and Mr. Enio Jaço, President of the American Chamber of Commerce. In this activity, the importance of strengthening the legal framework for the protection of free and effective competition for the proper functioning of the market was discussed, as well as the role of the Competition Authority, especially in matters such as public procurement.