Experts laud police action, say terrorism financers and trainers should be arrested next.
The new directorate is one of the biggest in the Balkans, according to Albanian experts.
Kosovo officials said the country continues to act as a constructive member of the international community.
Efforts by the authorities as well as the end of duty tariffs on car imports have had an impact.
During a recent visit, Pope Francis appealed for the preservation of peaceful co-existence as "an invaluable wealth" of Albania.
By joining the international coalition against ISIL, the Balkan countries are moving towards regional co-operation to fight terrorism.
Montenegro's parliament is expected to adopt a law introducing penalties for citizens who take part in foreign armed conflicts.
Experts praise the recent agreement to end high roaming charges for cell phone users next year.
The recent anti-terrorism action was spurred by pressure from the public and the international community.
Regional countries work to address the security risks posed by jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq.