LAHORE: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Captain (Retd) Arif Nawaz directed all regional and district police officers of the province to observe August 4 as “Youm-i-Shuhda” (police martyrs’ day).
He was addressing a high-level security meeting held at Central Police Office (CPO) on Monday.
The IGP directed all the regional and district police officers to observe “Youm-i-Shuhda Police” in their respective areas; all the families of the martyrs should be called and assurances be given to them that they are not alone.
The IGP praised the Information Technology projects including Hotel Eye, Local Eye, Welfare Eye and software being used to check the security of sensitive buildings.
He said that the modern technology is helping in the capacity building of the police and all district should follow the IT initiatives of Lahore police.
Mr Nawaz also visited Defence-A police station to check the operation of the front desk, which was established across the province to change police culture.
He also praised the establishment of front desk which had played an important role in minimising the distance between police and public.
He also said that the software which was being used to monitor the security of important buildings should also be given to other districts.
Finance Additional IG Shoaib Dastgir, Operations Additional IG Mohsan Butt, DIG headquarters B. A Nasir, Operation DIG Aamir Zulfiqar and others were present in the meeting.