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Two-days training workshop on ‘Strategic Communications in Crises Situation’, concludes at Central Police Office, Karachi


Karachi, December 20, 2019 (PPI-OT): The two-day capacity building workshop on “Strategic Communication and Media Engagement in Crisis Situation” for the Sindh Police Officials and Rangers, concluded at the Central Police Office (CPO), here today. The workshop was organized by ‘Pakistan Peace Collective’ (PPC) are search and communication project of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. The concluded session of training workshop was graced with the presence of Major-General Umar Ahmad Bukhari Director General (DG) Rangers Sindh and Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh Police.

The Director General Rangers Major General Omar Ahmad Bukhari while addressing the participants said, the officials of all the relevant organizations including LEA’s need to learn the skills of communication in order to appropriately highlight the national narrative. The challenges posed by violent extremism, he said, could be properly addressed by educating the people towards unity and peaceful co-existence. He also appreciated the efforts of PPC and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for arranging specialized training on how to interact with media during any crisis situation.

The IG Sindh Police Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam, in his concluding remarks lauded the efforts of PPC and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for organizing the training workshop on Strategic Communication throughout the country for various organizations. These efforts, he added, would help create better understanding between media and various government organizations in confronting the challenges posed by violent extremism.

The CEO PPC while speaking on the occasion appreciated the support extended by Sindh Police and Rangers in organizing the training workshop. He also appreciated the interest shown by the participants in trying to learn the skills of communication, which are essential to build the confidence of the people in the government organizations responsible for their security. The judges and trainers of the workshop included Lt. Gen (R) Shahid Iqbal, Mian Sanaullah Former Ambassador, Mr. Saud Ahmed Mirza Former DG FIA.

For more information, contact:
Sindh Police
Inspector General of Police, Sindh
Tell: +92-21-99212626-27
Fax: +92-21-99212051