Prime Minister Evans Paul in favor of a Military force in Haiti
This week, during a visit in the Artibonite department, Prime minister Evans Paul took the opportunity to make his opinion known about a Haitian military force. The Prime Minister who was in the companionship of the officers and soldiers of the Corps of Military Engineering based in Petite Rivière wondered why not a Military force for the protection of the public
On Tuesday, March 17, 2015, the Haitian Prime Miniser Evans Paul visited the hospital La Providence of Gonaïves, the premises of the Agency for the Development of the Artibonite Valley (ODVA) and the Headquarters of the Haitian Corps of Military Engineering, in Petite Rivière de l'Artibonite in the Artibonite department. The Prime Minister was accompanied by three ministers from the Public Health, Agriculture and Defense. The purpose of his visit was to promote and support health care, encourage farmers, and encourages members of the Haitian Military Engineering Corps. Shortly before returning to the capital, he visited the military engineers based in Petite Riviere de l'Artibonite and told them "the nation needs you." He took the opportunity to make his opinion known in favor of a clear military defense corps in the service of the Republic and said if an individual can protect himself at home why not a permanent military defense force to defend the land, air and maritime borders of the nation and the public?