Nisar directs police to ensure security in the run-up to Eid

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has directed the Islamabad administration and the police to take foolproof security measures in the last days of Ramazan and especially on the eve of Eidul Fitr.He said this while chairing a meeting on Tuesday. The minister asked the ICT IG to form a committee, consisting of police and civilian officers to check pickets and also directed to improve the security checking of the pickets, especially on sensitive roads like Margalla Road, Murree Road, Kashmir Highway, and in the Red Zone. The ICT IG informed the minister that a pro-active approach is being followed regarding the security of the city. He added that rigorous search operations are being conducted on weekly basis to check the unlawful elements, especially in the suburbs of the capital.The minister said that he is committed to ensure the culture of honesty and hard work in all attached departments of the ministry. The minister exhorted all officials to commit themselves to equal application of law and uphold highest standards in their decision making at all levels. The minister gave certain directives for improving administrative work of the attached departments. He directed the officers to strictly follow the rules of business while interacting with other ministries and foreigners. Nisar took strong notice of the recent incident of human smuggling from the Islamabad airport and said that strict action would be taken against those officials who prove inefficient or unwilling to stop these illegal activities.The meeting also discussed various measures to check and deter such activities of illegal immigration in future that bring bad name to the country. The minister emphasised that incompetence, dishonesty, and lack of commitment would not be tolerated in any government department. The NADRA chairman informed the meeting that household survey in seven out of 21 sectors of the city has been completed with the help of the Islamabad police, and registration in rest of the sectors would be completed by the end of November. The minister directed to simultaneously analyse the data collected in this registration process according to the security point of view, and added that the data collected from the suburban abadis must be properly analysed and the periphery of the city be properly secured.The NADRA chairman also informed that the construction work on Safe City Project is continuing. He said that the sites for installing cameras have been finalised with consultation from the police. He expressed confidence that the project would be completed in its time frame and the capital would soon become the first city of Pakistan, which would be secured with latest technology. The minister directed the officers to rise to the occasion and work beyond the call of their duty and keep delivering progress in terms of strict deadlines in view. Secretary Interior, FIA DG, NADRA chairman, secretary Narcotics, ICT IG, ICT chief commissioner, NACTA NC, Immigration and Passports DG, Civil Defence DG, National Police Bureau DG, and National Police Foundation DG attended the meeting. 

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