25 March 2020 President Meta convenes the National Security Council
Under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic, H.E. Ilir Meta was held today the meeting of the National Security Council through a video conference.
The meeting was attended by the Speaker of the Assembly, H.E. Gramoz Ruçi, the Prime Minister H.E. Edi Rama, the accountable ministers, as well as the Head of the Democratic Party, Mr. Lulzim Basha.
The issues discussed were:
The measures taken and being taken by the Government to cope with the situation in the country and prevent further spread of the consequences of COVID-19;
Coping with the economic situation, from the effect brought about by the spread of COVID-19;
Measures taken for the return of Albanian citizens whom this situation found them outside the territory of the Republic of Albania.
Prime Minister Rama and members of the government briefed on the measures taken and the scenarios that would have to be met depending on the development of the situation.
The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. Ruçi expressed the willingness to fulfill the obligations of the Assembly in this situation.
The Head of the Democratic Party, Mr. Basha, expressed the views and suggestions of the opposition to confront this pandemic and the economic and social consequences.
The meeting of the National Security Council was held in a very constructive and cooperative spirit, and its main purpose was to unify all human, medical and scientific capacities and capacities to cope effectively with this difficult situation for the protection of the health of every citizen, the national economy, social peace and security.
President Meta expressed the belief that in this spirit of unity, inclusion and cooperation, the country will successfully overcome this difficult situation, not only for Albania, but for the whole world, in the best interest of every citizen of the Republic of Albania.