Mayor Erion Veliaj receives Avital Leibovich: Close cooperation with American Jewish Committee

The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, received Mrs. Avital Leibovich, Director of the American Jewish Committee Jerusalem, former spokesperson of the Israeli Army (IDF).


The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, received Mrs. Avital Leibovich, Director of the American Jewish Committee Jerusalem, former spokesperson of the Israeli Army (IDF).

“It is always a pleasure to welcome my friend Avital Leibovich in Tirana.

Our city has a unique history of tolerance and contribution to the salvation of the Jews 🇮🇱 during World War II!

We will work with the AJC – American Jewish Committee to ensure that the activities of the European Youth Capital 2022 underline tolerance and coexistence,” wrote the mayor of the Albanian capital in a post on social media.

Also present was the Socialist Party MP, Blerina Gjylameti, at the same time chairwoman of the Israel-Albania Parliamentary Friendship Group.

A few days ago, the President of Albania, Ilir Meta, decorated with the title “Knight of the Order of Skanderbeg”, the chairwoman of the Jewish-American Committee for the Israel branch, Avital Leibovich.

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