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Butrint National Park Integrated Management Plan Presented in Saranda Municipality

On October 4, 2019, the Integrated Management Plan of Butrint National Park (2020-2030) was presented in the city of Saranda.

Attending the meeting were the Minister of Culture Ms. Elva Margariti, the Mayor of Saranda Mr. Adrian Gurma, specialists, residents, and other local stakeholders.

The participants were introduced to the main guidelines of the management plan of Butrint 2020-2030, prepared by the consulting company Prince and Pearce in collaboration with the Center for Applied Archeology at University College London, Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania, and the local staff of ZAKP Butrint.

Tour operators, and environmental and heritage specialists attending the presentation praised the innovations of the plan and provided valuable suggestions to enhance it with elements stemming from the vision for Butrint National Park as a regional leader in the sustainable management of sites with cultural and natural elements, and as a model for other parks in Albania.