Because 90% of tourists in Lebanon and Mediterranean region wear shorts, the Mayor of Broummana has defended the latest adoption provocative shorts by the female traffic police.
Broummana Mayor Pierre Achkar said, “We in Lebanon want to change the bleak picture of Lebanon in the West.”
However, some critics are complaining on social media that it is wrong to lure tourists using attractive women.
Others noted that their male colleagues’ uniform remains unchanged.
A newly recruited police officer, Samata Saad, said she is enjoying the job.
“We came willingly to this work and we have accepted it with enthusiasm and we still hope that it will return in every summer season,” she said.