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Police assures to provide safe environment for business activities in the Capital

Police assures to provide safe environment for business activities in the Capital

ISLAMABAD: DEC 22 /DNA/ – Shehzad Akbar, ASP Rural along with Malik Rasheed, SHO Koral visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and assured that measures would be taken to provide a secure environment to the business community in the ICT area.

Speaking on the occasion, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry thanked ASP Rural and his team for making better security arrangements during the Islamabad Taste food festival, which was organized in collaboration with ICCI in Gulberg Green, Islamabad and hoped that the police would provide similar kind of cooperation to ICCI in such future events. He said that a peaceful environment is a key requirement to promote business and investment activities and stressed that Islamabad Police should take ICCI on board to further improve the security situation in the Capital. He highlighted the need for improved security in the rural areas in Islamabad and stressed that the police should work in close liaison with the trade associations of rural areas for this purpose. He said that police should register the data of all security guards deployed in the markets and housing societies of rural areas to verify their credentials and make sure that clean record holders are employed as security guards in rural areas.

Shehzad Akbar, ASP Rural said that the business community is playing a key role in the economic development of the country, and providing them a safe environment is the important priority of police. He assured that efforts would be made in collaboration with ICCI and concerned market associations to further improve security arrangements in the rural areas. He said that police would collect data on security guards posted in housing societies of rural areas to verify their credentials.

Zafar Bakhtawari, former President ICCI and Secretary General UBG Pakistan lauded the crackdown of Rural Zone police against criminals as the incidents of snatching motorbikes and mobile phones in the rural areas were on the rise. He assured that the business community would fully cooperate with the Islamabad Police to control crimes in the Capital.

Zubair A. Malik former President ICCI and FPCCI highlighted the need for close cooperation between the Islamabad Police and the business community to make the Capital a crime-free city.

Saif ur Rehman Khan Convener ICCI Police Committee, Ajmal Baloch President All Pakistan Anjuman-e-Tajiran, Malik Jalil Ahmed Awan, Maqsood Tabish, Faizan Shehzad, and others also highlighted various issues that needed the close attention of ASP Rural for redress.  

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