IGP pledges to make Islamabad Police Model of Excellence

Islamabad, January 16, 2018 (PPI-OT):Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri, Inspector General, Islamabad Police visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and addressing the business community pledged that he was working on inculcating five core values in Islamabad Police to make it a model of excellence and role model for the country. Explaining the core values, he said Islamabad Police would be made service-oriented and people friendly police.

He said professionalism would be developed in police and equal application of law for all would be ensured. He said Islamabad Police would be made corruption free as he has zero-tolerance for corruption in police. He stressed that business community should resist corruption in police and help in identifying corrupt people so that police force could be purged of corrupt elements.

Highlighting other initiatives, he said Islamabad has total 22 police stations out of which 7 police stations would be declared as model police stations in this month while gradually all police stations would be made model Thanas to provide better services to the people. He said record of all police stations including FIR has been computerized and technology would be used to introduce scientific investigations in police stations.

He said to bridge the gap between police and people, community policing was being developed and all segments of society including business community would be involved in community policing. He said reconciliation committees would be set up to settle out of court disputes and after thorough investigations, nominated people would be included in such committees. He said business community would also be given representation in such committees. He said a Citizen Police Liaison Committee was also under consideration for Islamabad.

He said smart pickets would be established in Islamabad to streamline traffic flow on roads and all faulty security cameras would be set right under Safe City Project. He said that on implementation of all these measures, people would see marked difference in the performance of Islamabad Police. He assured that all highlighted issues of business community would be addressed to ensure conducive environment for growth of business activities.

In his welcome address, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry lauded the initiatives of IG Police for improving the performance of Islamabad Police. He said surveillance of security cameras should be further increased in all markets and industrial areas under Safe City Project and this project should be made more effective.

He said traffic rush on pickets should be further reduced by taking new measures and police behaviour on pickets should be made polite and people friendly. He was of the view that establishment of rule of law would help in resolving police related major issues of people. He assured that ICCI would fully cooperate with Islamabad Police in its endeavours aimed at further improving law and order situation in the city.

Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President ICCI thanked IG Islamabad Police for visiting Chamber and giving a chance to the business community to apprise him of their issues. He hoped that the highlighted issues would be addressed by the IGP. Founder Group Chairman Khalid Javed, Abdul Rauf Alam, Tariq Sadiq, Mian Akram Farid, Zubair Ahmed Malik, Khalid Iqbal Malik, Zafar Bakhtawari, Mian Shaukat Masud, Ajmal Baloch, Khalid Mian, Zahid Ullah Habibi, Yousaf Rajput, Zia Abbasi, Ch. Asif, Ms. Nasira Ali and others also highlighted issues that needed urgent attention of police.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526, 2253145, 8432676
Fax: +9251 225 2950
Email: icci@brain.net.pk
Website: www.icci.com.pk