War on Drugs Loses Steam

War on Drugs Loses Steam

Minister of Interior Affairs Dritan Demiraj has published another update on Facebook regarding the war on drugs his ministry is waging. From the numbers published by Minister Demiraj, it appears that the initial success of his campaign has not extended over the last two weeks, in which the State Police has become increasingly occupied with […]

Minister Demiraj Requests Dismissal Police Chiefs

Minister Demiraj Requests Dismissal Police Chiefs

In an interview with the Voice of America, Minister of Interior Affairs Dritan Demiraj announced yesterday that he sought the dismissal of 3 regional police chiefs, over involvement in the electoral campaign. According to the report Minister Demiraj has fired the police chiefs in Dibra, Gramsh, and Puka. I have requested the dismissal of 2–3 chiefs of […]

Demiraj Sets New Regulations for Security Companies

Demiraj Sets New Regulations for Security Companies

Minister of Interior Affairs Dritan Demiraj has set new legal regulations for security companies, after several have been the target of armed robberies. The ministry announced that there will be three types of licenses: for security of buildings and persons; for security of monetary transports and bank; for the training of security personnel. The new regulations also […]

Demiraj: 4.5 Tons of Cannabis Seized since May 22

Demiraj: 4.5 Tons of Cannabis Seized since May 22

Through a Facebook post Minister of Interior Affairs Dritan Demiraj announced the results of his new policy against drug trafficking and cultivation in period May 22 to June 8. In October last year Minister Demiraj expressed himself in strong terms about the problem of the cannabization of the country: Look at what capacity we have […]

Demiraj Expected to Lead Battle against Drugs

Demiraj Expected to Lead Battle against Drugs

One of the results of the agreement between Prime Minister Edi Rama and opposition leader Lulzim Basha will be the installation of Dritan Demiraj as Minister of Interior Affairs, who is expected to seriously ramp up the battle against cannabis cultivation in the country. Former Minister Saimir Tahiri’s policies have recently been unmasked as largely ineffective, […]

PD Proposes Technical Ministers

PD Proposes Technical Ministers

Following the McAllister+ agreement, the Democratic Party (PD) has proposed 7 new technical ministers, 4 women and 3 men. The minister were proposed yesterday by PD leader Lulzim Basha during a meeting with Prime Minister Edi Rama, who accepted the proposals. Their names have been sent to President Bujar Nishani to be decreed this afternoon, […]