Albanian National Council

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Albanian National Council
Albanian: Këshilli Nacional i Shqiptarëve
Montenegrin: Nacionalni Savjet Albanaca
Flag of Albania.svg
The council has adopted the flag of Albania.
Abbreviation KNSH
Formation June 23, 2008; 9 years ago (2008-06-23)
Purpose Protection of Albanian interests
Headquarters Ulcinj, Montenegro
Coordinates Coordinates: 41°55′45″N 19°13′18″E / 41.929258°N 19.221707°E / 41.929258; 19.221707
Region served
Official language
Genc Nimanbegu
Daut Ceka
Remarks [1]

The Albanian National Council (Albanian: Këshilli Nacional i Shqiptarëve, Montenegrin: Nacionalni Savjet Albanaca) is an institution of self governance for the Albanian minority in Montenegro. The council was founded in 2008 in Ulcinj.

The council has 12 permanent commissions:

  • Commission for provisions
  • Commission for cooperation with Albanians in other countries
  • Commission for state relations
  • Commission for education
  • Commission for information
  • Commission for official use of Albanian language
  • Commission for culture
  • Commission for finances and economy
  • Commission for space planning
  • Commission for turism, sport and environment
  • Commission for agriculture
  • Commission for appeals[2]