President Meta convenes the National Security Council

President Meta convenes the National Security Council

Under the direction of the President of the Republic, H. E. Ilir Meta it was held today, through a video conference, the meeting of the National Security Council regarding the situation that the country is going through from the spread of global pandemic COVID-19.

The meeting was attended by the Speaker of the Assembly, H. E. Gramoz Ruçi, the Prime Minister H. E. Edi Rama, the relevant ministers, as well as the Chair of the Democratic Party, Mr. Lulzim Basha.

The main issues discussed were the assessment of the current situation of pandemics, the measures being taken to address the economic and social consequences, the development of the education process and the strategy planned for the end of the academic year 2019-2020, as well as the proposed changes in the Criminal Code.

Prime Minister Rama and the responsible ministers informed about the measures taken to cope with the health and socio-economic crisis, as well as the further management of the situation.

The Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. Ruçi, expressed his commitment to fulfill the obligations of the Assembly in this situation.

The Chair of the Democratic Party, Mr. Basha, expressed the views and suggestions of the opposition to overcome this pandemic with the easiest possible consequences for the citizens and the economy of the country.

President Meta praised the importance of the increasing of the efficiency of the measures, through awareness, transparency, inclusiveness and the increasing of the spirit of cooperation, as the common major objective is to protect the health of citizens, the national economy and the conclusion of the school year.