Haiti – Insecurity: Employers’ associations respond to the invitation of the new Prime Minister ai
18/04/2021 10:12:16

Haiti - Insecurity: Employers' associations respond to the invitation of the new Prime Minister ai

48 hours after the note of April 14 from Associations & Chambers of Commerce which “[…] vehemently condemned the numerous assassinations, armed attacks and kidnappings of members of civil society […]” in recent months, deploring that “[…] the authorities seem unable to ensure these fundamental rights which are security and life […] alongside which no sustainable activity can coexist,” Saturday, these private sector associations (*) CCIO, CCIH, AMCHAM , ADIH, CFHCI and ATH, responded to the invitation of Prime Minister ai Claude Joseph, for the presentation of the new measures adopted by the Government to curb insecurity and in particular the phenomenon of kidnapping.

During this meeting, Ministers Rockefeller Vincent (Justice and Public Security), Louis Conzague Edner Day (Acting Minister of the Interior) and Léon Charles Acting Director General of the Haitian National Police (PNH) presented the actions already taken and informed of future actions. The representatives of the Private Sector shared with the authorities represented their concerns and expressed their expectations in order to continue to contribute to the economic and social life of the country.

Following this meeting, it was agreed that the representatives of the private sector would work together with the police to strengthen their collaboration to guarantee the safety of the population, allow students to go to school by complete peace of mind and put the country back on the rails of investment and a healthy environment for economic development for a better collective being.

(*) CCIO: West Chamber of Commerce and Industry

CCIH: Haitian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

AMCHAM: American Chamber of Commerce of Haiti

ADIH: Association of Industries of Haiti

CFHCI: Franco-Haitian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

ATH: Tourist Association of Haiti

HL/ TB/ HaitiLibre

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