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Prime Minister of Albania, Sali Berisha to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell


ADVISORY, Sept. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


The Prime Minister of Albania, Sali Berisha, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to officially ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell.   


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     


John Anderson

(202) 448-5224 OR

(202) 460-6350

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

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The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.

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About Prime Minister Sali Berisha:

Prime Minister Sali Berisha has been a major figure in the democratic transformation of Albania since the fall of communism in the early 1990s. As President of Albania (1992-97) and Prime Minister (since 2005), Prime Minister Berisha has been a leading advocate of political, judicial and economic reform. He has cut taxes, privatized state industries, liberalized trade and labor policies and attacked corruption. Under Prime Minister Berisha's leadership, Albania became a member of NATO in 2009, it posted a 315 percent increase in foreign direct investment in the last five years, and it was ranked #1 on Lonely Planet's list of the Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2011.


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