The urban commune of Nosy Be is active to set up the Tourist Police planned to be operational in late March, at the latest. Other measures are being taken to enhance security in the Island of Perfumes.
Action. After the meeting that took place in the prefecture of Nosy Be on Wednesday, on the establishment of the Tourist Police, the urban commune is mobilized to implement this project as soon as possible. This new security entity must be in service before the opening of the tourist season at the beginning of April.
“I will submit this project next week to the Ministry of the Interior to fine tune it together and set it up as soon as possible. As a contribution, the urban commune of Nosy Be will mobilize a budget to have the necessary human resources and to buy the equipment “, specifies the mayor of Nosy Be, Ali Aboudou.
For now, the municipality is able to recruit ten agents and a trainer and equip them with an all-terrain vehicle. Integrating mobile neighborhoods into this project is also effective because of their proximity to the population. “It is true that this is not enough, and that is why we must consult with the ministry in order to have a more important Tourist Police,” says the mayor The prefectural decree prohibiting the wearing of Cutting in public places will be communicated again in the coming days, “added the island’s first magistrate.
In addition to strengthening security measures in the island of perfumes, the mayor has stipulated that the sanitation, public lighting, water supply and opening up of peripheral cities are among the priorities of his commune for the year 2019.
Nosy Be is a region with a tourist vocation. Realizing these infrastructures helps to re-establish this part of the island as a dream destination.
Source “L’express de Madagascar”: https://www.lexpressmada.com/02/02/2019/nosy-be-le-projet-de-police-touristique-suit-son-chemin/amp/