Sultan Temuri assures to resolve business community issues through community policing

Islamabad, December 22, 2017 (PPI-OT):Dr. Sultan Azam Temuri, Inspector General of Islamabad Police said that a community policing model was being developed to make Islamabad Police a model of excellence and assured that the business community would be involved in this model that would help in resolving their key issues. He said the community policing was his top priority and all segments of society including business community, senior citizens, students, housewives etc. would be engaged to introduce a community-police partnership model for resolving police related issues of the citizens. He said this while talking to a delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry that called on him led by Sheikh Amir Waheed, President and congratulated him on his appointment as IG Police, ICT.

Sultan Temuri said that Reconciliation Committees at Police Stations level would be reactivated with the representation of business community. He said formation of CPLC would also be considered to improve law and order situation in partnership with citizens. Commenting on Dharna culture, he said an anti-riot force was being developed to cope with such issues. He said smart pickets would be set up to streamline the traffic flow.

He said safe city project would be further improved and all faulty security cameras would be set right to improve security situation in the markets and the city. He said challans would also be issued through camera monitoring on violation of traffic rules. He said FIR system in police stations would also be improved. He said a comprehensive plan has been developed to improve the performance of police and its results would be seen in weeks. He said that the new plan would be shared with business community during his visit to ICCI and assured that all required efforts would be made to address key issues of business community to facilitate it in growth of business activities.

Speaking at the occasion, Sheikh Amir Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry highlighted the various issues of business community that needed better attention of the ICT Police Chief. He said Reconciliation Committees should be set up with representation of business community to resolve issues with joint efforts. He said a CPLC in Islamabad should be developed on the model of Karachi CPLC that had proved effective in resolving issues of citizens.

He said Dharna culture should be discouraged and a separate place should be earmarked for such activities as business community of twin cities have badly suffered due to Dharnas. He said FIRs in police stations should be registered by taking both parties on board as one sided approach was creating many problems. He assured that the business community would cooperate with police in improving law and order situation in the city.

Muhammad Naveed Senior Vice President and Nisar Mirza Vice President ICCI said that before taking action against any trader, the concerned market union should be taken on board to settle out of court issues. Khalid Javed, Sai fur Rehman Khan, Raffat Farid, Dildar Abbasi, Khalid Chaudhry, Mehmood Warraich, Syed Adil Anis, Sheraz Siddiqui, Abdur Rehman Khan, Izzat Bakhsh and others also highlighted various police-related issues for redress.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI)
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road,
Mauve Area, G-8/1,
Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526, 2253145, 8432676
Fax: +9251 225 2950

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