May 31 ,2019
Four Ethiopian government bodies have signed an agreement to on ways to deploy sniff dogs at Bole International Airport as additional security measures, Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Friday.
Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority which is under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Information Network Security Agency (INSA), Ethiopian Airlines and the Federal Police signed the agreement have signed the agreement in the afternoon, according to the report.
Ethiopia has never used sniff dogs before and it is now needed to combat drug trafficking and to protect endemic wild lives not to leave the country illegally.
FBC report added that as many as 400 sniff dogs will be imported from The Netherlands. Security officers will be given training in how to work with Sniffer dog for up to 3 months.
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