Saimir Tahiri

Minister of Interior

Saimir Tahiri

Mr. Saimir Tahiri was born in Tirana, on October 30, 1979. He is married to Fatlinda and has a son named Drin.

Mr. Tahiri is in process of completing PhD studies in the area of Parliamentary Law in Albania. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Law from the University of Tirana, Faculty of Law, and has a Bachelor Degree in Law from University of Tirana, Faculty of Law.

In 2009, he was elected Member of the Assembly representing the Socialist Party for Tirana Region in the 18th Legislature. He was also appointed Vice Chair of the Parliamentary Group. In 2011, Mr. Tahiri was elected as Chairman of Tirana Socialist Party Branch. In the years between 2009 and 2013 he was member of the Committee of Legal Affairs, Public Administration and Human Rights.

 He has been awarded the title of Lawyer since 2008. In 2006 to 2008 he was a part-time lecturer at the Faculty of Law and several other higher education institutions.

He is fluent in English and Italian.