Xhelal Fejza graduated from the Faculty of Natural Sciences in 1976 and worked as a physics professor for 17 years in the region of Shkodra in Albania. In 1993 he started his diplomatic career, which took him to Zagreb and Belgrade. Since 2019, when he ended his career as a diplomat and retired, he has been living in Shkodra and works as a freelance translator. Xhelal Fejza is the translator of many works from the Croatian, Serbian and Bosnian languages. He is a member of the Council of Albanian Ambassadors.