First Albanian Flag-Raising in the Bronx

Albanian flag-raising at The Bronx County Building (Photo via Illyria)

The Bronx Albanian community joined Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul for the first-ever flag-raising ceremony of the Albanian flag at The Bronx County Building, reports Illyria. The event recognized the 106th anniversary of the independence of the Balkan country.

Hochul presented a proclamation from the governor’s office “declaring the day an official celebration of Albania’s independence in New York State.”

Go to Illyria for more on the Albanians honored by Diaz as well as photos from the ceremony.

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