67 - Years of Air Force, Xhaçka: Next year new financial treatment for 8,000 military personnel

The Albanian Military Air Force celebrates today 67 Years of its foundation. Defence Minister Olta Xhaçka during her speech at the special ceremony organized at the Air Force Command, considered as a priority of the time, reshaping this force in the framework of the reform of the Armed Forces.

"Under today's conditions, assessing the new security situation in the region and beyond, we have selected the best for our country by developing the Air Force and vehicles of dual mission: protecting sovereignty, what is more sublime, but also assistance to every Albanian in difficulty. Even in the last three years, our AF effectives have assisted in saving the lives of more than a thousand people in emergency cases," - declared Minister Xhaçka in her speech.

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Earth Week, the Armed Forces joined the action for cleaning the country

Albanian Armed Forces joined the action undertaken by the Ministry of Tourism and the Environment for cleaning the territory under the motto "Keeping clean the land we love". Along with employees of prefectures, municipalities, various local and central institutions, businesses and youth, the Armed Forces have removed thousands of tons of waste from tourist areas, road axes, river beds and beaches.

From April 16 to April 22, which is also named as "Earth Week", the Armed Forces have engaged about 500 activists and 40 vehicles that have intervened at the most problematic spots. During the first three days of this action, effectives from all units of the Armed Forces have intervened in almost all counties of the country by "liberating" entire polluted areas.
In the district of Shkodra, the staff of the First Infantry Battalion in Vau i Dejës were engaged in the administrative units of Postribë and Ana e Malit, the shore of Shkodra Lake, the Buna River and Shkodër - Muriqan road axis.

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