Presidenti i Republikës së Shqipërisë

Diplomatic Advisor

Fatmir Çela

Fatmir Çela, an Albanian career diplomat, has served as the Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the Republic of Albania, since July 2022.

 

His diplomatic career spans over 35 years in the Albanian Foreign Service.  Starting from 1987, he has held various positions in different Departments at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Albania, such as General Director for Bilateral Relations, Director of National Institute of Diaspora, Human Resources Management Director, Director for Asia and Africa, Adviser to the Secretary General, OSCE Headquarters, Vienna, Press and Information Department Director, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc.

 

He is, also, a former Ambassador E&P of the Republic of Albania to Saudi Arabia and Golf Countries (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Yemen).

 

He graduated for History and Philology from Tirana University, later obtaining a Diploma in Management, from Georgetown University, USA, and a Master’s Degree in Diplomacy from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria.

 

He is awarded by H.E. the President of the Republic of Austria with the high ranked Austrian “Grand Decoration of Honor in Gold” for his personal contribution in advancing bilateral relations between the two countries. Also, he is awarded with another high ranked award from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, as the only Albanian Diplomat included in and a member of the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the Academy.

 

He has published a number of articles and political essays on international relations. His working experience also includes: preparation of policy drafts and questions arising from negotiations, agreements and bilateral consultations with other countries. Thirty-five years of comprehensive working experience in national and international environments, mainly in international relations and diplomacy have provided him with direct in-depth insight into, knowledge of and experience in a number of various important fields.

 

Mr. Çela is fluent in English and has good working knowledge of German and Arabian languages

Diplomatic Advisor

Fatmir Çela

Fatmir Çela, an Albanian career diplomat, has served as the Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the Republic of Albania, since July 2022.

 

His diplomatic career spans over 35 years in the Albanian Foreign Service.  Starting from 1987, he has held various positions in different Departments at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Albania, such as General Director for Bilateral Relations, Director of National Institute of Diaspora, Human Resources Management Director, Director for Asia and Africa, Adviser to the Secretary General, OSCE Headquarters, Vienna, Press and Information Department Director, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc.

 

He is, also, a former Ambassador E&P of the Republic of Albania to Saudi Arabia and Golf Countries (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Yemen).

 

He graduated for History and Philology from Tirana University, later obtaining a Diploma in Management, from Georgetown University, USA, and a Master’s Degree in Diplomacy from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Austria.

 

He is awarded by H.E. the President of the Republic of Austria with the high ranked Austrian “Grand Decoration of Honor in Gold” for his personal contribution in advancing bilateral relations between the two countries. Also, he is awarded with another high ranked award from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, as the only Albanian Diplomat included in and a member of the ‘Hall of Fame’ of the Academy.

 

He has published a number of articles and political essays on international relations. His working experience also includes: preparation of policy drafts and questions arising from negotiations, agreements and bilateral consultations with other countries. Thirty-five years of comprehensive working experience in national and international environments, mainly in international relations and diplomacy have provided him with direct in-depth insight into, knowledge of and experience in a number of various important fields.

 

Mr. Çela is fluent in English and has good working knowledge of German and Arabian languages