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New IGP wants vacant seats to be filled at earliest

May 23, 2022

Islamabad : Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan has directed Deputy Inspector General (DIG) headquarters to initiate the process to fill all the vacant posts in the department to minimise the shortage of staff.

He passed the directions during an introductory meeting here at police lines headquarters after assuming the charge as Capital Police chief, replacing Muhammad Ahsan Younus the other day.

Senior officers of the Islamabad police attended the meeting.

Addressing participants, the IGP asked the force to bridge the gap between police and the public to win the trust of the masses.

He said families of Police martyrs should be treated in the best way and utilise all available resources for their welfare.

“Every officer should treat his subordinates equally, and bring smiles to others' faces,” said the new IGP also adding that the law of equality is the best law in the world.

He expressed the hope that the force will put its utmost effort to ensure rule of law and the protection of public lives and property.

“I am honoured to be commanding a very professional force, said IGP, and vowed to empower the force further,” he added.

Later, IGP Akbar Nasir Khan visited Quarter Guard, Shah Faisal Shaheed Mess, MT, and other sections in the police lines, took briefings, and listened to police personnel’s problems. He assured them of early redressal of grievances.