The Angolan Home Affairs minister Sebastiao Martins has announced the strengthening of operational capacity of national police to ensure a climate of peace and tranquillity during the 2012 general elections. Speaking at the opening of Consultative Council meeting held Monday in Luanda, Sebastiao Martins considered priority the effective compliance of immediate strategy for securing the elections, “at a time when there are growing expectations of political power and society.”
According to the minister, 2012 poses major challenges to the organs of Interior Ministry, but he guaranteed that material, human and operational conditions have been created with a view to ensure the electoral process. In addition, he also highlighted the increased institutional capacity of all the organs of Home Affairs Ministry, as well as the decrease in crime rates in all its aspects.
The consolidation of the project safe beaches of Angola and reinforce to fight against illegal immigration and its phenomenon of facilitation, are also priorities of the sector, according to the incumbent minister.