IGP seeks strategy to resolve traffic issues on permanent basis

Feb 01, 2019

LAHORE: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Amjad Javed Saleemi has directed the chief traffic officers (CTOs) in all cities of the province to devise a comprehensive and effective strategy to resolve the issue of traffic problems on permanent basis.

The move is aimed to avoid traffic jam and ensure smooth flow of traffic throughout the province at police pickets, entry and exit points of big cities, important highways and bridges, recreational points and parks and to manage traffic load during opening and closing timings of educational institutes.

He asked the officers to coordinate with all traffic police formations including district traffic police, Ring Road Police and Motorways authorities. The directive said that keeping in view the security and convenience of public, a traffic plan should be devised before every national and religious festival and holiday to avoid traffic jams.

(The News)