On 11 February 2014, the General Manager hosted an office call with the Albanian Secretary General from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr Qirjako Qirko. His visit to NATO Headquarters and NCI Agency was in the context of IT Modernisation.
This first meeting sets the high level political will to embark on a strategic partnership with NCI Agency focussing on providing our expertise and services to ensure the Ministry's IT Modernization meets NATO interoperability standards.
During the visit, the Albanian Secretary General was provided with a briefing on the Agency overview and examples of projects that the NCI Agency supported in Albania. Albania is an important player in the Balkans as they are part of the US-Adriatic Charter (A5) initiative, which is committed to enhancing regional security and stability through political dialogue and practical cooperation.