Saimir Tahiri
Saimir Tahiri

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Name: Saimir Tahiri
Occupation: Politician
Gender: Male
Birth Day: October 30, 1979
Age: 43
Birth Place: Tirana, Albania
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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Saimir Tahiri

Saimir Tahiri was born on October 30, 1979 in Tirana, Albania (43 years old). Saimir Tahiri is a Politician, zodiac sign: Scorpio. Find out Saimir Tahirinet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He served on the assembly's Committee of Legal Affairs, Public Administration and Human Rights between 2009-2013. He was later implicated in a drug trafficking probe between Albania and Italy, and placed under house arrest in 2018 following his resignation from office. 

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Before Fame

He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in law from University of Tirana. He later gained his PhD in Albanian parliamentary law. 

Biography Timeline


Tahiri was born in Tirana, on October 30, 1979. 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's degree in law from University of Tirana, Faculty of Law.


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.


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, Tahiri was elected as chairman of Tirana Socialist Party Branch. From 2009 to 2013 he was a member of the Committee of Legal Affairs, Public Administration and Human Rights.


On 15 September 2013, he was appointed as Minister of Internal Affairs in the 1st Rama Government. During the first months of his mandate, following the prime minister's orders, Tahiri ordered raids on Lazarat, a secluded village in Albania's south, famed for industrial-scale cannabis cultivation. During the raid, 71 tonnes of marijuana were seized by the Police.


On October 16, 2017, the Guardia di Finanza of Catania arrested the members of an Albanian–Italian mafia group including 4 Italians and 3 Albanians. According to the Italian prosecution, the criminal group had trafficked over 3.5 tons of cannabis, guns and other weapons over the last few years, with a yearly profit of €20 million. Among the persons arrested was also Moisi Habilaj, one of three Habilaj brothers, well known to the Albanian public because of frequent public accusations for drug trafficking to Greece and Italy. The Habilajs were Tahiri's cousins and during his time as Minister of Interior, the Opposition accused him of collaborating with the Habilaj Gang.


In September 2019 Prosecutors demanded 12 years in prison for Saimir Tahiri under charges of participation in a criminal organization and international drug trafficking.

Family Life

Saimir's father's name is Bashkim Tahiri.

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