15, 000 officers and officials were promoted on merit: IG Punjab

Nov 28, 2023

Inspector General Police Punjab Dr Usman Anwar has said that this year more than 15000 police officers and officials have been given departmental promotions according to merit and rules, promotion and service structure of many forces including CTD, Special Branch, PHP has been upgraded, 5000 more promotions will be given on the merit after approval of Pasban project. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar directed that the police force should use its powers to protect the lives and properties of the citizens and serve the people. He directed to transfer the benefits of departmental promotions to citizens through better service delivery, good behavior and positive attitude. Dr. Usman Anwar said that intelligence-based operations should be accelerated to root out organized crime and the crime process of crime eradication should be accelerated. He expressed these views while addressing officers promoted from Head Constable to ASI at the Central Police Office today.

A ceremony was held at the Central Police Office in honor of Lahore Police officials who were promoted from Head Constable to ASI, in which IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar pinned new ranks to 63 policemen who were promoted as ASI. The children, families and relatives of the promoted ASIs specially attended the ceremony. Among those promoted, the officials of various wings including Operations, Investigation, Organized Crime Unit, Elite Force, Security Division of Lahore Police were included. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar congratulated the promoted ASIs and their relatives, Expressed compassion to the children. IG Punjab directed the officials promoted to the post of ASI to perform their duties more diligently. Senior police officers including DIG Investigation Lahore Imran Kishwar, SSP Admin Lahore Atif Nazir, AIG Discipline Ahsan Saifullah were present on the spot.

(Daily Times)