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US Embassy donates equipment to enhance road safety

ISLAMABAD, 11 DEC (DNA) – U.S. Embassy Islamabad and Government of Pakistan officials joined senior officers of the National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) on Friday to formally donate 45 motorcycles, 50 speed recording cameras, and 500 protective vests for men and women police officers.

The $1.1 million-dollar donation by the U.S Government provides much-needed equipment for National Highways & Motorway Police officers throughout Pakistan.

At the handover ceremony at NH&MP headquarters, U.S. Embassy Islamabad International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Section Director Ramon Chico Negron said the US government’s continued support aims to enhance the capability of law enforcement agencies across Pakistan to provide higher levels of service to its citizens.  Negron added that the equipment will increase road safety in Pakistan and provide better protection to officers on duty.

Parliamentary Secretary for Communication Alam Dad Laleka and Inspector General of Police Muhammad Saleem Bhatti also spoke at the event. DNA


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