Ministry of Defence (Ministria e Mbrojtjes) (MOD) (Albania)
The Ministry of Defense assists the Minister of Defense in fulfilling his constitutional and legal mission.
The Ministry of Defense has the mission of drafting and implementing the general state security and defense policies of the country in accordance with the Constitution, the Security Strategy, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the Military Strategy and the legislation in force. Republic of Albania. It consists of the administration of the Ministry of Defense and the General Staff of the Armed Forces.
The Ministry of Defense shall assist the Minister of Defense in carrying out the following activities:
a) Representing the above mentioned bodies and the National Security Council, giving specialized opinion on the problems of defense and development of the Armed Forces;
b) reflection in the program of perspective development of the Armed Forces, the policies and directives of the Council of Ministers in the field of defense, in the social field, in the field of integration, development and modernization of the Armed Forces in accordance with NATO standards;
c) ensuring lasting, trust-based military relations between states, by building policies and practices that favor cooperation;
ç) defining the priorities and goals that create spaces for cooperation in the interest of enhancing mutual security and meeting the interests of the country;
d) developing appropriate education policies for all AF personnel aiming at high levels of motivation, standardization of internal AF activity and normal integration in society;
dh) ensuring the well-being of the internal developments in the Armed Forces, in accordance with other social developments, ensuring the best care of human, financial and material resources, so that the development and modernization of the Armed Forces is always and in all circumstances compliance with NATO's political and military developments;
e) drafting programs of cooperation with all other state institutions in view of their legal obligations to implement the requirements of the National Security Strategy and the Military Strategy of the Republic of Albania, for the security and defense of the country;
ë) participation in military and humanitarian operations / missions directed and organized by NATO, UN, EU;
f) drafting programs of cooperation with other central or local state institutions and with civil society in order to fulfill the mission of the Ministry of Defense.
The Minister of Defense is responsible during his / her activity before the Parliament, the President of the Republic and the Council of Ministers.See more