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Thoma Mico


Was born in Delvina on April 23, 1959. He completed his high school studies in his hometown of Delvina and his university studies in Korca, where he graduated in 1984 in Agronomy. In 2002 he graduated from the University of Tirana in Law and in 2013 he received the title of Lawyer.


In January 1991 he joined the group of co-founders of the organization OMONIA (Political Organization of the Greek Ethnic Minority) and would run under its banner for the first parliamentary elections of March 1991, from where he would be elected member of the Parliament of Albania. In September 1991 he represented OMONIA at the OSCE Conference in Moscow.


At the beginning of 1992, he co-founded the PBDNJ Party. In the early elections of March of that year, he was re-elected for the second time as a member of the Parliament of Albania, but now under the banner of the PBDNJ. In May 1996 he was re-elected for the third time as a member of the Parliament of Albania under the banner of PBDNJ.


During the years 1992-1996, he was a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Policy, at the Parliament of Albania. In May 1995 he was elected a member of the World Organization "MP’s for Global Activities" based in New York. He represented the Greek Ethnic Minority in international meetings in Brussels, USA, Strasbourg, Canada, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, Poland (Office of Free Elections in Warsaw), Helsinki, and at NATO Headquarters in Brussels.


In October 2001 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Agriculture and in January 2003 he was appointed Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs.


In December 2005-May 2009 he was appointed Director of the State Labor Inspectorate.


In May 2009-October 2013 he was appointed Director of the National Labor Service.


In his public appearances both in parliament and in the media, he has given a concrete contribution to the values of peaceful coexistence and good neighborliness between people with ethnic and cultural differences and promoted religious harmony. He has devotedly defended in parliament and abroad the interests of ethnic cultural and religious minorities.


Married with two children, he lives in Tirana.

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