Diaspora Business Union in Finland
By: Valon Xoxa March 24, 2015
Diaspora minister, Mr. Valon Murati has been attending the Forum of Albanian Diaspora Business Union of Finland. Throughout the meeting, it has been highlighted that the business network of the Albanian diaspora in Finland has been exemplary so far. Mr. Murati introduced his idea of creating an intergovernmental institution that would ease doing business for the diaspora based entrepreneurs.
The meeting also highlighted the success stories of other diaspora business networks as well as the Global Albanian Business Union. During this event, the Albanian Diaspora Business Network of Finland received an additional 20 members. The current structure of the network is comprised of an 8 member board of trustees and acting president Mr. Omer Nura.
The creation of diaspora business networks has been initiated by the Ministry of Diaspora with the intent of creating a network of of all active Albanian owned businesses around the world. Eventually, the network is sought to create the necessary conditions for capital investments back in Kosovo.
Currently, there 17 networks diaspora business networks operational, including the diaspora in the USA and Australia.