Minister of Interior pays a working visit to London

On February 20-21, 2018, Minister of Interior Fatmir Xhafaj paid a working visit to London by the invitation of the British authorities. During this visit Minister Xhafaj was accompanied by a delegation composed of senior officials of the Ministry of Interior and the State Police.


In the framework of this visit, Minister Xhafaj held several meetings at expert level with senior officials from the criminology departments at the London Metropolitan Police and the National Crime Agency (NCA), as well as political meetings, including with Secretary of State for the Home Department and Minister for Women and Equalities, The Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, with Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime, The Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP, as well as with Minister of State for Europe and the Americas at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan KCMG MP.

At all these meetings, Minister Xhafaj and the accompanying delegation informed about latest developments and achievements in the country in terms of intensifying the fight against organized crime and corruption, and expressed the readiness of the Albanian law enforcement authorities to further strengthen the cooperation between the two countries in the fight against organized crime, based on accurate analysis and studies rather than perceptions. Also, the Albanian delegation presented a 10 points working document with a set of concrete areas and cooperation actions between the two countries in the future.

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