Apr 06, 2013
In order to maintain peace and to provide security cover to the national leaders, important personalities and international journalists during the elections-2013 across the Punjab province, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab, Aftab Sultan has constituted various special committees.
The committees will monitor the security situation round-the-clock by ensuring proper contacts among different security, intelligence, and law enforcing agencies.
The Provincial Intelligence and Security Committee comprises 11 members headed by Additional IG Punjab. Commandant PC, Additional IG Special Branch, Additional IG (CTD), DIG Operations Punjab, Additional Home Secretary Punjab, and representative of Intelligence Bureau, ISI, MI and DG Rescue-1122, and DG Civil Defence are members of the committee. This committee would report to the IGP about the security and intelligence related issues involving national leaders, important personalities and international journalists in the province.
The Regional Intelligence and Security Committee comprises eight members headed by the RPO concerned. The DPOs, SPs of Special Branch and CTD, and a representative of divisional administration, Intelligence Bureau, ISI, MI, divisional head of the Rescue-1122, and divisional head of Civil Defence would be the members of the committee.
The committees would not only share intelligence with the security committees on regular basis but also actively work on the threat assessments.
The District Intelligence and Operational Committees headed by the DPO concerned would also be established in each district. The SP Headquarters in each district, SDPOs, and a representative of district administration, Intelligence Bureau, ISI, MI, Rescue-1122, and Civil Defence would be the members of the committee. The committees would not only share intelligence with the security committees on regular basis but also actively work on threat assessments. The committees are also bound to properly implement the code of conduct of the Election Commission of Pakistan of the Elections-2013.
In the light of the master plan, it will be the responsibility of the committees to review security plan.