On 19 May 2014, the President of Eurojust, Ms Michèle Coninsx, and Vice-President Mr Ladislav Hamran, welcomed the visit of the Minister of Justice of Albania, H.E. Mr Nasip Naço.
The Minister was accompanied by H.E. Mr Gazmend Barbullushi, Ambassador of Albania to the Netherlands, Ms Ermonela Xhafa, General Director of Priorities, Foreign Juridical Relations and Integration at the Ministry of Justice of Albania, Ms Marsela Mezini, Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Justice and Mr Sokol Pasho, General Director of Strategic Planning and Juridical Affairs Inspection at the Ministry of Justice. The parties discussed cooperation between Eurojust and the judicial authorities of Albania as well as the way forward.
Note: Albania has been included in the priority list of Eurojust’s External Relations Team since 2008. Albania also participated in the Project ‘Fight against organised crime and corruption: Strengthening the Prosecutors‘ Network’, in which Eurojust was also involved.