TIRANA, Feb. 2 (Xinhua) -- Albania's Minister of Interior and Prosecutor General on Friday signed an agreement to step up efforts in the fight against organized crime, an official statement said.
The two high officials also agreed to establish an institutional task force to boost the force of law.
The agreement, signed by Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj and General Prosecutor Arta Marku, aims at enhancing cooperation between two institutions in order to carry out an overall investigation into criminal gangs here.
"The object of this agreement is rapid, specialized and overall investigation into criminal gangs of high social risk in the field of organized crime and mainly criminal gangs involved in narcotics trafficking, serious crimes, corruption and financial crime, seizure of criminal assets in the territory of the Republic of Albania," read the agreement.
The agreement was signed as opposition parties accuse the government of not seriously engaging in the fight against crime.