The Director General of the State Police Gledis Nano received the senior delegation of the Guardia di Finanza, headed by Brigadier General Giuseppe Arbore, head of Unit III of the General Command of the Guardia di Finanza. Also present at the meeting was the Ambassador of Italy in Albania, Fabrizio Bucci. During the meeting, they praised the so far cooperation and stressed the necessity to further deepen this cooperation.
General Director Gledis Nano: “Gratitude for the excellent work that your team is doing in Albania, for aerial monitoring, which aims to prevent and crack down on the cultivation of local plants. I thank you for the so far cooperation and I express my readiness and the will of the State Police to strengthen this cooperation, as the fight against cannabis cultivation is one of the main priorities of the Albanian government and a personal challenge of mine as General Director of the State Police, to fight this illegality to the end, so I sincerely ask for your support and cooperation. I appreciate the work of the representatives of Interforce in Albania, for the coordination of actions and the exchange of information in time, for the prevention and cracking down on attempts for illegal trafficking ”. The Head of Unit III of the General Command of the Guardia di Finanza, Brigadier General Giuseppe Arbore, on behalf of the delegation, wished the Director General Gledis Nano success in his new task and offered him support for the realization of the priorities in the interest of the two countries.
Giuseppe Arbore: “I very much appreciate your desire and willingness to cooperate and in response to your request, without hesitation, I immediately offer you a representative of the State Police to be placed in the general command of the Guardia di Finanza, which will bring more efficient coordination and cooperation between the State Police and the Guardia di Finanza ”. The Head of the Information Coordination and International Relations Department of the General Command, Brigadier General Cosimo di Gesu has offered to the General Director Gledis Nano, the opportunity for Albanian Police officers to conduct various trainings at the Economic and Financial Police School of Guardia di Finanza.
The Ambassador of Italy in Albania, Fabrizio Bucci praised the cooperation between the State Police and the Italian one, promising an even greater support of the Italian Police and the Italian Embassy, for the State Police. At the meeting it was agreed that in November a joint conference will be held to present the results achieved during 2021 in the framework of aerial monitoring to identify and crack down on the cultivation of cultivated plants.