Need to ensure more security for Industrial area -Yassar Sakhi Butt / Encouraging community policing can solve problems-Ashraf Shah
Islamabad: Mr. Ashraf Shah, Deputy Superintendent of Police, I/9 sector, Islamabad called on Yassar Sakhi Butt, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI). Mr.Rukhsar Mehdi, SHO, I/9 sector and Mr. Abid, SHO, I/11 sector have also accompanied him during his visit to ICCI.
Speaking on the occasion, Yassar Sakhi Butt, President ICCI said that there should be greater interaction between the local community and police force so that the level of cooperation could be improved. He said that the issues of theft and car snatching need to be handled more professionally.
He said that police force should be increased in industrial area to ensure security which would help to reduce crime ratio and boost industrial activities. He appreciated police force for doing marvellous job as they apprehended most of the culprits in the Federal Capital.
Asad Farid, Senior Vice president said that the operational vehicles of local industries should be allowed to enter in Islamabad. He said that by using modern technology some special arrangements were required to be done for easy flow of traffic.
Mr.Ashraf Shah, DSP,I/9 sector, Islamabad said that business community is playing a vital role in promoting the local economy and Islamabad Police will take every possible measure to address all problems of businessmen.
He said that action has been taken against a number of terrorists in Islamabad which shows the good performance of Islamabad police. He said that there was no doubt that citizens were facing problems due to pickets and barriers but these were necessary to ensure tight security.
He said that operational vehicles of industries need to be identified, however, they have to use same route for entry and exit. He has focused on community policing and said that it would not only help in creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence on police, but also provide a good networking and cooperation of the private sector with the police for better working and efficiency.
For more information, contact:
Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chamber House, Aiwan-e-Sanat-o-Tijarat Road, Mauve Area, G-8/1, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +9251 225 0526 and 225 3145
Fax: +9251 225 2950