MIANWALI, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday visited Mianwali wherein he formally inaugurated the Model Police Stations of Punjab as part of his vision of bridging the gap between citizens & police by bringing the people’s friendly reforms in Police Culture.
Under the initiative, 29 Model Police Stations have been set up throughout the Punjab province where CCTV cameras have also been installed to monitor the performance of police.
A helpline 8787 has also been established for registering complaints and a Superintendent of Police (SP) will be appointed in every district for dealing with complaints.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI and Chief Minister @UsmanAKBuzdar inaugurated 29 newly revamped Police Stations with “Smart Policing System” introduced under #PunjabPoliceReforms. pic.twitter.com/39ywfIYmQc
— Government of Punjab (@GOPunjabPK) January 4, 2020
While addressing the police personnel at City Police Station in Mianwali, the prime minister said that setting up of Model Police Stations is important for the public welfare.
The prime minister said that police should provide sense of protection and peace to the public. He said that it is job of the police stations to facilitate the people as complainants come to this facility for redressal of their issues. He added that when police performs better, it changes the destiny of the Country.
Earlier on his arrival along with the Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar at the Model Police Station, the Punjab police presented a guard of honor to the prime minister.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Shoaib Dastagir briefed the prime minister about the working of Model Police Stations.
Separately, Prime Minister Imran Khan also inaugurated the Huawei ICT Lab at NAMAL Institute Mianwali.
The prime minister was briefed about the state of the art information and communications technology facility at NAMAL Institute.
Prime Minister @ImranKhanPTI has inaugurated the Huawei ICT Lab at Namal Institute, Mianwali.
Prime Minister was also given a detailed briefing about the state of the art ICT facility at Namal Institute. pic.twitter.com/kngDkwiX3i
— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) January 4, 2020