Details of fire prevention planning for 2011, ways of improving the level of cooperation and coordination of agencies participating in forest fire prevention, with the aim of achieving the greatest possible effectiveness, as well as shortages of the state mechanism, were stressed during a meeting chaired by Citizen's Protection Minister Christos Papoutsis, with the participation of all the ministries and agencies involved as well as of local administration that took place on Wednesday morning at the installations of the Fire Brigade's Operations Centre in the Athens suburb of Halandri. Speaking during the meeting, Papoutsis said that for the protection of the country's natural wealth and the property of citizens fire prevention comes first and the activation and sensitisation of all forces and of each personally follow, as well as the planning, the preparation and deployment of forces.