Ombudsman directs NH&MP to prepare safety plan

Islamabad—Federal Ombudsman Secretariat has directed National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) to prepare Annual National Road Safety Plan within 30 days.
According to details, Senior Adviser Law and Grievance Commissioner for Overseas Pakistanis Hafiz Ahsaan Ahmed Khokher has asked Secretary Communications, Chairman NHA and IG Motorways Police to prepare and submit Annual National Road Safety Plan in Federal Ombudsman Secretariat within in next 30 days for Motorways and National Highways.
He said that it should include all rectification measures for road safety and improving of roads infrastructure including facilities and awareness mechanism to commuters. It was also urged to use electronic and print media for success of this awareness campaign. He also stressed that National Transport Policy should be formulated with the consultation of all stakeholders alongwith safety plan.
Khokher also suggested to conduct short courses for long vehicles’ drivers so that they may have good traffic ethics as well as awareness.—APP

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