South Sudan

S. Sudan Boosts Internal Security

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While representing the caretaker governor of Lake State Matur Chut Duol in the handover ceremony, Honourable Abraham Makoi Bol, the minister for Local Government and Law Enforcement Agencies said “In the whole of South Sudan, security has become a dominant issue, without security, there will be no development.

Hon. Bol who underscored the importance of community security to the development of South Sudan, called on UN development agent UNDP to continue with its community security and arms control (CSAC) project in the country.

Mr. Surendra Sharma, UNDP Technical Advisor to the Ministry of Interior, who represented UNDP Country Director Mr.Balázs Horváth, said the projects that were being handed over, together with the additional $17million in infrastructure programmes being implemented through UNDP’s South Sudan Recovery Fund- Stabilisation Programme in Lakes state, are delivering “a critical mass of conflict-sensitive infrastructure that will leave a lasting impact on security in Lakes state.”

Mr. Sharma, however, urged the government of Lakes state to ensure that the facilities are regularly maintained, and police officers are well trained and deployed in order to achieve the desired impact on community peace and security.


Each of the police posts has solar power, separate custody cells for both women and men, and are equipped with modern communication equipment that enables the South Sudan National Police Service to be more responsive to emergencies.

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