Back to Officials Back to Albania


Name: Sallabanda, Aleksander
Current Position: Ambassador
Aleksander Sallabanda has served as Albania’s Ambassador to the United States since May 11, 2006. Sallabanda received his PhD from the University of Tirana in Albania.
From 1985 to 1993, he was the head of the Microbiology Laboratory at the University of Tirana Hospital of Pulmonary Disease and TB.
Sallabanda also served as the head of the Department of Public Health at the University of Tirana from 1994 to 1997, and worked as head of Health Policy Department for the Democratic Party of Albania from 1997 to 2005.
From 2004 to 2006, Sallabanda served as a member of the Council of Municipality of Tirana, and as the head of the Health and Environmental Commission. In 2005 and 2006, he also served as Deputy Minister of Health of Albania.
(photo by Larry Luxner)
Bookmark and Share