By Uzma Zafar
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior, Sarfraz Bugti visited the Police Lines Headquarters Islamabad and was warmly welcomed by Secretary Interior, Aftab Akbar Durrani, and Islamabad Capital City Police Officer (ICCPO), Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan.
Federal Minister for Interior Sarfraz Bugti paid tribute to the martyrs, recited the fatiha and acknowledged their invaluable sacrifices. A smartly contingent of police presented a guard of honor to the Interior Minister. He emphasized that the privilege of martyrdom is bestowed upon the chosen few and commended their selfless dedication.
During his visit, the Federal Minister of Interior Sarfraz Bugti met with the Islamabad Capital City Police Officer (ICCPO) Dr Akbar Nasir Khan and other senior police officers and inaugurated the Pakistan first female driving and testing center. ICCPO thanked the Interior Minister for his cooperation with Islamabad Capital Police.
ICCPO Dr Akbar Nasir Khan also briefed the Interior Minister on the accomplishments and initiatives taken by the Islamabad Capital Police, which have significantly contributed to reducing crime rates in the city.
He further said that, the Islamabad Capital Police has been actively engaged in combating drug-related issues, cracking down on illegal foreign residents, and taking measures to address illegal housing in the federal capital.
Federal Interior Minister also received a detailed briefing on the Safe City Islamabad project, highlighting the advanced technological capabilities being employed to enhance security and surveillance.
In his address to the officers, Federal Minister for Interior Sarfraz Bugti emphasized the importance of maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and dedication to public service.
He underscored the need for officers to uphold the rule of law and engage with the citizens courteously while actively addressing their concerns. Islamabad Capital Police is continually upgrading its technical expertise and remains committed to ensuring the safety and security of the capital city, he added.
The Interior Minister also praised the police force for their efforts in maintaining a peaceful environment in Islamabad and encouraged them to persist in their endeavors.