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Infrastructure being improved to make service delivery easier, faster: IG

By Our Correspondent
February 11, 2024

LAHORE : Inspector General Police Punjab Dr Usman Anwar has said that the purpose of upgrading police offices and infrastructure development is to make service delivery easier and faster for common citizens. He expressed these views while visiting various police offices including Qurban Lines Apartments on Saturday.

Inspector General Police Punjab (IGP) Dr Usman Anwar can be seen in this image. — AFP/File
Inspector General Police Punjab (IGP) Dr Usman Anwar can be seen in this image. — AFP/File

IG Punjab said that after the upgradation of all the police stations on the special initiative protocol, the construction of smart police stations is being completed rapidly, upgradation of offices and improved working environment will improve the efficiency of the force.

IG Punjab gave instructions to SSP Telecommunication regarding the renovation of One Lahore Police Apartments. IG Punjab reviewed the ongoing construction works in the offices of DIG Technical and DIG VVIP Security. Dr Usman Anwar instructed that DIG Telecommunication and Transport Office and construction of lodges should be completed as soon as possible. DIG Telecommunication and Transport Imran Ahmar briefed IG Punjab about the ongoing construction works.

Later, IG Punjab also inspected the construction work of Centre for Public Safety in Lower Mall. IG Punjab said that modern resources and facilities will be available in the Centre for Public Safety to provide policing services to the citizens. IG Punjab directed that the ongoing development works in the police offices should be completed as soon as possible.

MD Safe City DIG Ahsan Younas, DIG Telecommunication Imran Ahmar, SSP Asad Sarfraz Khan, SP Tele Transport and other officers accompanied IG Punjab during the visit.

Rs10 lakh released for cops’ treatment

IG Punjab Dr Usman Anwar has released another 10 lakh rupees for the treatment of police officers serving in different districts.

Rawalpindi Police sub-inspector Rameez Haider was given Rs 05 lakh for chemotherapy. Constable Sikandar Butt of Gujrat Police was given two and a half lakh rupees for the treatment of brain tumor. DSP M Tahir of Jhang was given one lakh 25 thousand rupees for the treatment of heart disease. Mst Tehreem Akbar widow of Lahore Police driver constable Shabbir was given Rs one lakh to pay medical expenses, whereas Sargodha Constable Muneer Hussain's son's amputated hand case was sent to DSP Welfare PQR for Biolinks and assessment report.

IG Punjab directed to continue the measures for the health welfare of the force. He said that no police officer suffering from health problems will be left alone to fight the disease.