The Spanish govt has introduced motor vehicles and data interaction engineering (ICT) tools to the Ghana Immigration Company (GIS) and the Ghana Police Support to enrich their operations.
The gesture, the Spanish Governing administration said, was to help the Authorities of Ghana to take care of irregular migration and other cross border crime.
The products consisted of 6 Mitsubishi L200 cross-region autos, 23 desktop computer systems and 10 printers.
The Spanish Ambassador to Ghana, Alicia Rico Perez del Pulgar, mentioned the struggle versus irregular migration and transnational organised criminal offense expected collective effort and hard work, and that, irregular migration is a transnational problem that required to be tackled by nations around the world of origin, transit and location.
She indicated that the donation was a demonstration of Spain’s dedication to strengthening the present romance among the two countries.
The Ambassador was hopeful that the donation would lead to the efficient management of irregular migration flows which has the tendencies of influencing the security and security of the nation.
“Migration will be effective and effective only if it is regularized in the spirit of shared responsibilities, mutual rely on and whole respect for human rights”, she mentioned.
The Inside Minister, Ambrose Dery, reported the presentation would enhance government’s efforts at resourcing State Security Businesses to ensure the required interior peace, community basic safety and social balance for countrywide progress.
He famous that, cross-border crimes and irregular migration ended up improved fought via international cooperation.
“I, thus, welcome the determination of the Kingdom of Spain to make certain humane and orderly migration as it added benefits both of those countries”, he included.
He observed significantly that strong inbound links had been founded among the Interior Ministries of the two international locations.
The Minister indicated that one particular of the key element of the cooperation involving Ghana and Spain was the popular desire of addressing irregular migration and human trafficking challenges.
“In the year 2015, the kingdom of Spain granted an support of €87,000 to guidance the GIS to build a Migration Information Centre (MIC) at Tamale to enable educate and sensitize migrants and opportunity ones in the Northern section of the place on the risks of irregular migration and to vacation safe and right”, he noted
The Minister extolled Officers of the GIS for their motivation and perseverance to making certain protection at the country’s frontiers, in spite of the numerous difficulties they ended up faced with in the struggle versus COVID-19.
He certain the Spanish Ambassador that the products would be set to excellent use for the successful migration management.
On his part, the Comptroller-Normal of Immigration (CGI) Kwame Asuah-Takyi stated the donation could not have occur at a superior time, because the Ghana govt has reviewed its border method in the face of COVID-19 and other stability concerns.
He mentioned that the Provider has increased operational capacities of Officers to detect, protect against and deter irregular migration.
He recalled that Officers had in latest moments come below assaults by smugglers and other legal elements, citing the example of an Officer who was wounded in the course of the trade of gunshots at the Hamile region.
He, therefore, indicated that the logistics donated by the Spanish Government would enhance the Service’s functions and also strengthen the morale of Officers.