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Transport Minister calls for elaboration of civil aviation security guide

ALGIERS- The minister of transport, Abdallah Mandji, called, on Monday in Algiers, to elaborate a guide for civil aviation security through informed operational proposals and a field background, with a comprehensive review of the various legal and regulatory texts that frame this field, said a statement of the ministry.

April 20, 2022

ALGIERS- The minister of transport, Abdallah Mandji, called, on Monday in Algiers, to elaborate a guide for civil aviation security through informed operational proposals and a field background, with a comprehensive review of the various legal and regulatory texts that frame this field, said a statement of the ministry.

The same source explained that the minister chaired the meeting of the National Committee for Civil Aviation Security, in the presence of executives from the ministry, directors of national airports management institutions, directors of airlines, representatives of the Ministry of National Defense, the Ministry of Interior, Local Communities and Urban Development, the General Directorate of National Security and the General Directorate of Customs.

During the meeting, attendees presented presentations on airport security plans and systems and the various shortcomings they recorded, as well as a number of proposals aimed at raising the levels of security and safety within these vital facilities.

In this regard, Mandji stressed the need for coordination between all actors “to improve the performance of these security plans and their modernization in line with various international standards and conventions in this field, and make them more effective by activating the role of the National Committee for Civil Aviation Security and local committees periodically, for the purpose of evaluation and audit to correct the shortcomings recorded”.

The Minister called on all parties to prepare a “guide to civil aviation security” through informed operational proposals based on field background, with a comprehensive review of the various legal and regulatory texts that frame this field, according to the statement.

On the other hand, the Minister noted the importance of training the personnel and providing it with organizational and technical means that make it an effective element in the field of security and safety within the various sector’s establishments.

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