Albanian Customs concluded the twinning project with European Customs as announced during a closing conference. The acting head of the Delegation of the European Union to Albania Clive Rumbold was present at the conference and declared that the modernization of Customs system is important in fighting crime and corruption.
“We firmly support Albanian Customs for this project”, said Rumbold. “Customs’ service modernization is important and aims to resemble with the EU legislation. The law enforcement and a well management will make more efficient the Customs service.”
The General Director of Albanian Customs, Elisa Spiropali evaluated the cooperation with the European Union regarding the further modernization of Customs system and added that “Albanian Customs need to have the standarts of an European custom in order to be part of the efforts of Albania’s government for an European Albania. These standarts should be implemented and enforced, they should not remain only as written agreements.”
News source/photo credits: ATA
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