ISLAMABAD: New Inspector General of Police Islamabad Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi took charge of his post on Monday.

Mr Rizvi is a 20 grade officer of the Police Service of Pakistan. His appointment comes after former IG Police Akbar Nasir Khan stepped down from his position on March 30.

Before his new role, Rizvi served as the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Operations in Lahore. He assumed office after being relieved by the Punjab government.

Upon his arrival at the Police Lines, all police officers present there welcomed the new IG Islamabad. An introductory session was also held where IG Islamabad interacted with the police officers.