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Islamabad police resolute to uphold human rights: Inspector General of Police

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Islamabad: Islamabad police is very much committed to ensure protection of human rights and force will be made more tolerant towards criminals and civilians in accordance with the laws.

It was stated by Inspector General of Police Islamabad Wajid Ali Khan Durrani here Thursday while addressing at awards ceremony for 300 Peer Educators under “Police Training and Capacity Building for Democracy and Human Rights Project” at Police line Headquarters.

DIG Ahmed Mukarram, DIG Security Dr. Mujeeb ur Rehman, SSP Headquarters Zubair Ahmed Hashmi, SP Headquarters Abdul Ghaffar Qaisarani, SP Special Branch Jameel Hashmi, DSP Ashraf Shah and other police officials were also present on the occasion.

As many as 5,000 personnel of police will be educated about protection of child and human rights during this training so that their skills will be further polished as well as attitudes to be improved in order to enable them for dealing effectively and comfortably while working with communities and children.

Wajid Ali Khan in his address expressed his joy at the initiative to educate employees of Islamabad Police. He stressed upon the need to educate all sectors of society and implement the learning’s in the everyday life of the police to make them more tolerant towards criminals and civilians in accordance with the human rights laws.

He ensured his full support to the project and any future endeavours with the same agenda.

This project is supported by the European Commission, Plan Sweden and implemented by Plan Pakistan and SPARC. The training was held in collaboration with the Islamabad Capital Territory Police under the supervision of Muhammad Zubair Hashmi, SSP (HQ).

The main aim of the project was to ensure that the police force realize the importance of human and child rights and gain the trust of the citizens by being sensitive to the rights violation issues faced by them.

The implementation of this training aimed to show that it is possible for the police to regain the respect of the citizens by adopting a right-based approach and sensitive behaviour.

This interactive training workshop helped to build commitment, understanding, skills, and attitudes to enable officials to deal effectively and comfortably while working with communities and children.

Director Plan Pakistan Haider Waseem Yaqub-Country and Program Support Manager-Plan Pakistan Farah Naz, praised the efforts of Islamabad police to maintain peace and security in the city.

They said that Plan Pakistan focuses on child and human rights and declared the trainees ambassadors of the oppressed, and encouraged them to come up with innovative ideas to rid the society of oppressors and child rights violators.

The trainees expressed their gratitude and happiness over the initiative taken by Plan Pakistan and SPARC. They reinforced their commitment and support to further improve the program and promised to work towards making the society more understanding and tolerant.

For more information, contact:
Capital Territory Police Islamabad Pakistan
Data centre H-11, Admin Block, Police Head Quarter, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 925 8371 Ext (160)
Fax: +9251 444 3180


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