oday’s meeting in Tepelena took place in an enlarged meeting of the Local Task Force on Combating Trafficking and Cannabis Cultivation.
The meeting was attended by the Deputy Minister of Interior and at the same time Head of the Central Task Force for Combating Trafficking and Cultivation of Cannabis, Rovena Voda, Prefect of Gjirokastra County, and also Chairman of the Local Task Force against Cannabis Cultivation Astrit Aliaj, Deputy Director Police General Aida Hajnaj, Mayor of Tepelenë, Therme Peçi, Local Director of Gjirokastra Police Perlat Vatoci and members of the Local Task Force.
The meeting was held in the framework of strengthening the capacity to intensify the joint efforts of state structures in the fight against the cultivation of narcotic plants.
In his speech, the Prefect of Aliaj County praised the achievements and work done by responsible institutions in the fight against planting, cultivating and trafficking of cannabis. Regardless of the measures taken and the results achieved, the Prefect stressed that the need for increased vigilance is necessary, continuing with a high intensity of meetings and controls on the ground.
Deputy Minister Voda requested from the responsible structures field action control plans with predefined dates under the monitoring of the Prefect of the District and zero tolerance in the fight against the cultivation of narcotic plants.
News Source: Ministry of Internal Affairs