Dulaku Family

Dulaku Family

The Dulaku family has been involved in the construction business as founders of Edil-Al-It since 1994. The three brothers, Artan, Adrian and Genci Dulaku are the founders of the group and with their wives control the shares of the companies named as part of this group.

The most important companies are, INER, Edil-Al-It, Media Vizion JSC, Tring JSC, Concord Investment and Albanian Satellite Communications, but they also have a number of other companies and activities.

Their businesses are focused on construction and real estate, shopping malls, telecommunication and media. The Dulaku brothers have been accused of holding close ties to the Socialist Party and its leader Edi Rama, during the time he was the mayor of Tirana. They allegedly have also the same relation with the current Socialist mayor of the capital. The company and the brothers have dismissed accusations as a politically motivated smear campaign.

Brothers Artan and Genci Dulaku entered the media market in the late 1990s. In 2000, the two brothers founded together with Agim Buxheli the company Media Vizion and the TV station, Vizion Plus. Their wives were founders and owners of the digital pay-per-view platform Tring. In 2016 they sold 80% of its shares to Sotiraq Toshi. The family owns also Living Magazine and a TV station with the same name.

Because of their involvement in the construction business, the founders of Vizion Plus, have been perceived as being close to the municipality of Tirana, due to the role the mayor in issuing building permits.

In 2016 the owners of Media Vizion (Edil al Group) were accused of censoring one of their investigative shows that was due to broadcast a critical story on the treatment of waste in the municipality of Tirana. The report accused mayor Erion Veliaj of abuse of office.

Media Companies / Groups
Media Outlets
Facts

Business

Digital distribution networks

Tring (20%)

Sport licensing

Tring (20%)

Publishing

Living (100%)

Digital Broadcasting

Tring (20%)

IP TV

Tring TV (20%)

Cable TV

Tring TV (20%)

Satellite

Albanian Satellite Communications (100%)

Telecommunications

Albanian Satellite Communications (100 %)

Construction

INER (100%)

Oil distribution

INTER-GAZ JSC (50%)

Trade

INER (100%)

Real Estate

CONCORD INVESTMENT (100%)

Car dealership

Albanian Motor Company (100%)

Retail

DUFE (30%)

Family & Friends

Affiliated Interests Family Members Friends

Holta Dulaku – the wife of Artan Dulaku, is a producer for a number of shows on Vizion Plus. Together with Ritvana Dulaku and Melina Dulaku – wives of Adrian and Genci Dulaku, she is involved in the management of Tring TV and some other family companies.

Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

The ownership structure and financial statement are publicly available on the Albanian National Business Registry. The financial data provided are for 2016

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