Three Members delegation of USIP met with IGP Punjab at CPO.

An agreement signed between Punjab Police and USIP on mutual working relationship.

To facilitate the citizens and to ensure uninterrupted flow of traffic, it has been decided to remove unnecessary police pickets on roads. The officials deputed on police pickets will be trained on good public dealing and two constables having good IT skills will be trained under the supervision of USIP (United States Institute of Peace). It has also been decided to launch Mobile Khidmat Markaz under the instructions of Government of Punjab. First Khidmat Markaz Moblie service has been started in Multan today and citizen will benefit from all the services provided through these centre at their door step.

All these decisions have been taken by IGP Punjab Amjad Javed Saleemi during meeting with representatives of USIP at Central police office Lahore today. Additional IG Operations Punjab Inaam Ghani, DIG IT Zulfiqar Hameed, DIG R&D Faisal Rana, DIG D&I Ahsan Yonus, DIG Logistics and Procurement Rai Babar Saeed along with other senior officers were present at the occasion whereas Dr. Adnan Rafique country director USIP, Komal Dilshad Program Officers and Mafdad Moiz Monitoring and evaluation Manager were among the participants of the delegation.

It was decided in the meeting that not only unnecessary police pickets should be removed from all districts but also officials deputed over remaining police pickets should be trained to show respectful behavior with the public. The slogan of ‘pehlay salaam baad kalaam’ will be introduced and the behavior of officials deputed at police pickets will also be monitored regularly.

IG Punjab has issued directions to all field officers to identify unnecessary police pickets in their respective districts and remove these pickets keeping in view the facilitation of citizen and also take initiatives according to given SOP of training.

Moreover it has also been decided in a meeting with USIP delegation that 72 constables, 2 constables from each district of Punjab having basic IT skills will be trained under the supervision of experts of USIP. An agreement between USIP and Punjab police have been signed in this regard. By this agreement Punjab police and USIP will work together on different projects in which initiatives regarding social media, different type of surveys and other image building measures are included.

A committee consisting of police officers of Central Police Office Lahore will remain in permanent contact with USIP.

In addition to it as per directions of government of Punjab all services of Khidmat Marakiz will also be delivered through Mobile Khidmat markaz to facilitate the public and in this regard first mobile Khidmat Markaz van has been inaugurated at Multan today whereas second mobile Khidmat Markaz Van service will be started in Lahore from this week and similar service will be started in all districts in phases to provide all services to citizens on their doorstep.

In the end of the meeting IGP Amjad Javed Saleemi presented souvenir of Punjab police to the participants.

(Handout No.85)
Nabeela Ghazanfar
Director Public Relations                                 
Punjab Police




Press Release Date: 
Thursday, March 14, 2019