FIRST PRELIMINARY REPORT ON THE MILITARY COMPONENT OF THE SECURITY FORCES
(Haiti Libre) -
The State Commission for "the organization of the military component of the public force", has submitted to President Michel Martelly a first preliminary report on the work done since its formation, confirmed by a presidential decree, dated December 2 and released Tuesday, 6 December 2011.
The historian Georges Michel, a member of the Commission stated that this report describes the various steps for the establishment of the new Haitian military force and that it's the role of the Head of State, in the speech that he will deliver next January 1, on the occasion of the celebration of the 208th anniversary of Haiti's independence, to provide all the details to the population.
The Commission will now meet with various stakeholders from society including: churches, parliament, the business sector and even diplomats, as part of the second phase of its mission. The discussion, once summarized, will be sent to the Head of State in a second preliminary report. Once the final report is delivered [May 2012], it will be up to President Martelly to keep his promise of restoring the army of Haiti.