The parliamentary COVID-19 committee oriented itself in the field during the lockdown hours on Saturday evening to witness for itself the compliance with the COVID measures. They also wanted to see for themselves if the police control system is working properly. Dispensations have recently been checked via a digital system. This system checks whether persons on the street have permission to do so.
The inspection took place at the GoW2 pumping station on the van het Hogerhuysstraat. The committee headed by the chairman of the National Assembly (DNA), Marinus Bee, and other members of both the coalition and the opposition are not dissatisfied with the way matters are conducted by the Suriname Police Corps.
“I have invited the parliamentary committee to witness the enforcement. It is good that they also experience how the enforcement works in practice, ”said Minister Kenneth Amoksi of Justice and Police. During the field orientation with the parliamentary committee, the minister’s data was also checked via the digital system.
The parliament speaker and the other DNA members also have a role to play in the whole. “When there are evaluation moments, we can assess the case based on our own orientation. As legislators, we do not have to wait for what the government delivers. We are pleased to see that enforcers remain alert and do their best with the scarce resources available. We hope the government will release the funds soon, ”said Bee.
Assembly member Rabin Parmessar thought it a good idea to be a part of this field orientation. “We have points that we can talk about together in DNA. During the orientation we saw how many people do not follow the rules. In other places where many people come together, we see that there is still a large concentration of people during the lockdown hours. That means there is still a lot of work to be done. The lockdown must be done in a responsible manner and is not a blame, ”said Parmessar.
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