Police Being Equipped With Latest Skills, Training To Eliminate

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Police being equipped with latest skills, training to eliminate

RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -6th Sept,2016) : Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Shairf Tuesday said the provincial police had been made a exemplary force to cope with the menace of terrorism.

Addressing as chief guest the passing out parade of second batch of 297 probationer sub-inspectors, including 37 females at Police College Sihala, he said the front desks set up in selected police stations to help and facilitate the citizens, would also be established in other police stations in the province.

The Chief Minister said that Punjab government was providing maximum resources for the training and betterment of police so as to ensure merit and justice and funds would continuously be provided in future as well for modernizing the police department.

The CM said the work on Lahore Safe City project was underway and its first phase would be made operational next month. It would be a modern and biggest project of the region, he said. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah, Minister for Minerals Chaudhry Sher Ali, Inspector General Punjab Police Mushtaq Ahmed Sukera, Home Secretary Punjab Maj Azam Sulman, Commissioner Rawalpindi Azmat Mahmood, Member National Assembly Malik Abrar Ahmed, Commandant Police College Sihala Sohail Habib Tajik, Deptuy Commandant Abdul Qadir Qamar, parliamentarians, ambassadors, serving and retired police officers and family members of passed out police officers were present on the occasion.

Shehbaz Sharif congratulated the sub-inspectors who passed out today and said the nation was proud of the competent, brave sons and daughters and it was a matter of pleasure that a large number of them were joining the Punjab police so that justice could be provided and problems of the common men could be resolved.

He expressed the hope that the new officers equipped with modern training would come into the field and justice would be upheld. He said they would also redress the grievances of the common man with their determination and commitment.

He said these sub-inspectors would bring about a change in 'thana' culture as they were a ray of the hope for the nation. Especially 100 million citizens of Punjab were looking towards them and it was their responsibility to provide justice to them.

Shehbaz Sharif said that if police system at thana level would change and justice would be available without any discrimination, no nation of the world could compete with Pakistanis.

He said the dream of the Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal would be realized only when justice and merit would be upheld in the society and it was the key to success.

The Chief Minister appreciated the role of police in the war against terrorism and elimination of crimes and said the sacrifices made by police officers and jawans would not go waste and the nation was proud of them.

He said to ensure progress of the country it was the need of the hour to change the existing system and evolve a system where there was no discrimination between the rich and the poor, justice would be available to all citizens, there were equal facilities of health while opportunities of progress were available to all without any discrimination.

He said the police force had set a shining example of courage and bravery in the war against terrorism as well as eradication of crime. He said in order to transform Pakistan in accordance with the ideals of Quaid and Iqbal, a system of merit, transparency and trust as well as supremacy of merit would have to be introduced.

The Chief Minister was also presented guard of honour. He inspected the parade and gave away shields and prizes to the officers who displayed outstanding performance. IGP Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera addressing the participants said all available resources were being utilized to bring improvement in 'Thana' culture.

Highly educated youngsters were being recruited in the police. Some 220 front desks were set up in police stations to facilitate the citizens, besides a special complaint cell had also been established at the IGP Office where so far over 14000 complaints had been registered.

The record of police stations, he asaid, was also being computerized. Commandant Police College Sihala said the college was one of the reputed training centers of Asia and over 80,000 police officers of Punjab, Khyber Pukhtunkhawa, National Accountability Bureau, Federal Investigation Agency, Customs and Motorway had passed out from it.

Police officers of eight countries were also imparted training here, he added. The CM later inaugurated a newly constructed auditorium, shooting room and other projects.