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Officials visit Abbottabad jail, meet inmates

By Our Correspondent
June 10, 2024
This image shows the District Jail Abbottabad. — Facebook/District Jail Abbottabad/File
This image shows the District Jail Abbottabad. — Facebook/District Jail Abbottabad/File

ABBOTTABAD: Additional Chief Secretary for Home & Tribal Affairs Muhammad Abid Majeed and Additional IG Prisons Hamidur Rehman visited the district jail on Sunday to assess the facilities and affairs of the jail.

The visit began with a comprehensive briefing by Superintendent Jail, Muhammad Hamid Azam. The officials then toured various sectors of the jail, including the production unit, where they expressed appreciation for the non-woven bags facility. The ACS ordered the provision of a logo-making machine to enhance the efficiency of the bags production system.

The officials interacted with inmates working in the factory, expressing satisfaction with their engagement and the quality of work produced. They also visited the newly established video link facility, acknowledging its importance in enhancing communication and connectivity for inmates.

Special attention was given to the innovative approach of rehabilitation through art, with the officials expressing satisfaction with the initiatives undertaken.