NSC Discusses Issues Pertaining To Dissolving Private Security Firms

Monday, March 19, 2012
Kabul (BNA) President Karzai chaired the meeting national security council that evaluated general security situation of the country. 
Initially the governor of Nooristan shed light on security situation in that province and asked for increment in security personnel. 
The meeting also discussed the status of dissolution of the private security companies and creation of public protection police units. 
Jamal Abdul Nasir Sediqi deputy minister for public protection and security enterprises informed the meeting on the status of dissolving of private security companies. 
He added that the office of deputy minister for public protection has achieved its responsibilities in the past two months and soon all the responsibility for protection of the private companies will be taken from them. 
He also informed about the public order police and said that this police are equipped with modern equipment and have received necessary trainings in order to carry on their activities. 
Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai chairman of the security transition commission informed the meeting of the readiness for the third of security transition and said that in one month necessary consultations will be carried out in relation with the third security transition phase with governors of 11 provinces. 
He hoped that this phase will be implemented as the first and second phases as well. 
The meeting also assessed the role of the foreign military forces in the future and emphasized that in 2013 the role of the international forces will change from combat to supportive role. 
The meeting also debated better security measures during the Nawruz Festival throughout the country.

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