Roads of Islamabad should not be closed due to political protests
Sarwar Awan Islamabad
The IG Islamabad Police, Akbar Nasir Khan, addressing the business community at the office of Islamabad Industrial Association, said that cameras installed in commercial areas and industrial areas will be linked to the Safe City project to ensure maximum vigilance in the city.
Inspector General of Islamabad Police Dr. Akbar Nasir Khan visited Islamabad Industrial Area on the invitation of Islamabad Industrial Association.
Akbar Nasir Khan said the installation of new cameras will increase the coverage of important locations and help improve the law and order situation in the city.
The IG said that this initiative will improve the security of the city.
He said all markets and commercial areas should try to install security cameras that will be linked to the Safe City project to ensure better surveillance of business areas.
In a meeting, President Islamabad Industrial Association Zikaria Akbar Zia, President ICCI Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, former President IIA Mian Akram Farid, Senior Vice President ICCI Fahad Waheed and senior members apprised the IG about the problems of the industrial area and fruit and vegetable Market.
Zikaria Akbar Zia explained the IG Police that due to the parking of trailers and big vehicles on the road on I -9 Dry Port Road, the road is closed every day and the citizens and visitors have to wait for hours. This issue should be resolved immediately.
Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari said that police patrolling in industrial areas and markets should be increased to make the capital a crime-free city. The ICCI will fully cooperate with the police, and Islamabad Chamber was ready to provide motorcycles to police for better surveillance/ patrolling and Market and industry.
Mian Akram Farid told theIG that any measures taken by the police for the improvement of the industrial area should be continued permanently. He further said that the roads of Islamabad should not be closed due to long march or any political protest in the coming days, and before taking any such steps, the business community of Islamabad should be taken into confidence.
He said that beggars are again on the roads of Islamabad and are seen seeking alms on road signals. Therefore, Islamabad police should take steps to remedy this immediately. And in the police stations of industrial area, the maintenance committees should be formed and every room within the police station should be allocated for the committee.
He said Afghans from Rawalpindi come to the vegetable market and its adjacent areas and commit crimes in the vegetable market and industrial area and return to Rawalpindi.