Morocco’s DSGN denies new police uniforms costly
RABAT - Morocco’s General Directorate of National Security (DGSN) denied media reports that the new police uniforms cost as twice as the old ones in a statement released on Thursday.
Some media reported that the 120,000 new police uniforms would cost 200 million dirhams ($20 million), sparking criticism on social media.
“The financial cost of the new police uniform has decreased by 37% compared to the old one and about 40% by counting the uniform and accessories accompanying it,” said the DGSN In a statement, a copy of which was received by Middle East Online.
In addition to the rationalization of expenditure in connection with the new service uniform of police officers, DGSN explains that it ensures the conformity of international standards in terms of quality, sewing, fabric and comfort
“The change in the police uniform is the first radical transformation that it has ever undergone in the history of the DGSN,” it concluded.
A previous uniform change was carried out in 1995 but saw only changes in colour, uniform and details.