the Democratic Party
A group of intellectuals, students and workers of the University of Tirana, on December 12th, 1990 established the Democratic Party, the first opposition party in Albania. Initiators of its creation were Azem Hajdari, Sali Berisha, Eduard Selami, Aleksander Meksi, Arben Imami, Gramoz Pashko and many others. It increased rapidly its activity and influence. Thus at the Parliament of 1991, it managed to have 75 members, from 250 of the total number of members, and a year later won 2/3 of the seats, creating a democratic government, and its leader Sali Berisha was elected president of the country.