Police urged to make public service delivery priority


Governor Punjab Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman has urged that the police should make public service delivery a priority so that the police stations do not become a symbol of fear for the common man, and the common people can fearlessly approach police stations to seek justice.

He was speaking to the young police officers of training course of Specialized Training Program 49, organized by the National Police Academy, who called on him at Governor House Lahore on Wednesday.

Baligh ur Rehman said that the inclusion of young officers in the police service is welcome. He said that whether it is the war against terrorism or maintaining law and order in the country, the role of the police is admirable who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. He urged the police officers to dedicate themselves to the service of the people.

He said that the positions are very temporary. He added, If it is Allah Almighty grants a position, then a person should perform his duties honestly and serve the people. He said that by listening to the problems of the people courteously who come to seek justice and addressing their problems will enhance their confidence in the police.

Punjab Governor expressed hope that with the induction of young police officers, the culture of the police station will improve and this important department will be able to perform the duty of protecting the life and property of the people in a better way.