Sali Berisha, Prime Minister of Albania, will visit the College of Mount Saint Vincent on Saturday, September 17. Mr. Berisha will meet with the Albanian community in Hayes Auditorium at 1:30 p.m.
Prime Minister Berisha has a long career in public service. On April 9, 1992 he was elected President of the Republic of Albania, in its first free elections. He served as President until 1997. Mr. Berisha was recently elected Prime Minister of Albania on July 3, 2005, when the Democratic Party of Albania won a majority in the Parliament.
Prime Minister Berisha is in New York to address the United Nations General Assembly, as it begins its 60th Session. The community meeting at the College of Mount Saint Vincent was facilitated by Congressman Eliot Engel, who is scheduled to appear at Saturday's event.