Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast

The two laws, which will reinforce the judicial and institutional frameworks of Cote d’Ivoire’s defense and security forces, were passed unanimously by the 235 members of parliament present.

Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast

The budget for reinforcing the capacity of the army is estimated to be 2,254 billion CFA Francs (4.5 billion U.S. dollars), out of which 800 billion will go towards purchase of equipment and 1,454 billion will support daily running costs.

Parliament also allocated 780 million dollars to the training and equipping of police officers.

Cote d’Ivoire’s army and police service which were disorganized by the 2010 post-election crisis, are undergoing reconstruction. Enditem

source: Xinhua

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