In today's diversification era, as the mainstream media designated by three United Nations organizations, Home and Abroad News Press introduced “The News Person of the Year” prize to recognize individual’s great contributions in promoting the harmonious progress of the international community, demonstrating great spirits in reform and innovation as well as enhancing the strong synergy of “self advancement and dedication”. Recommended by Home and Abroad News Press and other mainstream media, “2017 Home and Abroad News Press – News Person of the Year” award receivers are:
Ambassador Selim Belortaja is a Ph.D in economics who served as the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister of Albania, the Special Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister and other important positions. Now he is the Ambassador to China also serving North Korea, South Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia and Bangladesh. As the Albanian ambassador to China, he actively promotes the cooperation between Albania and China and signed various cooperation memorandum between the two governments to encourage Albania’s participation in the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’. They will meet the challenges and honor their commitments on this platform. It will also create a favorable environment for the cooperation between Albania and China in politics, economy, culture, science and technology, education and other sectors.