Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Politics of Albania takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democracy is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament, the Assembly of the Republic of Albania (Kuvendi i Republikës së Shqipërisë). Since 1991, the introduction of pluralism, the party system is dominated by the Democratic Party of Albania and the socialist (post-communist) Socialist Party of Albania. Its official journal is Albanian Official Journal.