A delegation comprising members of the Sindh Assembly visited Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) headquarters here on Thursday to get a first-hand insight into the modern facility.
PSCA Chief Operating Officer Muhammad Kamran Khan briefed the delegation about various arms and functions of the project.
Lawmakers belong to PTI, PPP, MQM-P, GDA and PML-F were included in the 30 members’ delegation of the Sindh Assembly.
The delegation included Nusrat Sehar Abbasi, Munawar Wasan, Syed Afridi, Dr Rafiq, Adiba Hassan, Jamal Siddiqui, Riaz Haider, Adeel Shehzad, Basit Siddiqui, Naseem Rajpar, Abbas Jafri and others.
On the occasion, the delegation members said that a modern system like Punjab Safe Cities Authority is need of the hour across the country, especially Sindh.
The delegation acknowledged the project as a marvel of technology and a milestone towards the beginning of new Police culture.
They praised the performance of Safe Cities for reduction in crime rate, provision of swift emergency response and intelligent traffic management in the city.
The Sindh Assembly MPAs expressed keen interest in the Women Safety App created for the protection of women.
The delegation appreciated the efforts of Safe Cities in protecting women. The international ranking of Lahore has improved due to the project and the fact should be acknowledged, they added.
The chief operating officer informed the delegation that Safe Cities has so far provided more than 10,000 pieces of forensic video evidence to the law enforcement agencies.
Safe Cities found more than 350 missing children and reunited them with their parents. Thanks to the integrated system of the authority, there has been a significant improvement in the response time of the police, he added.
Earlier, members of Sindh Assembly were briefed about camera monitoring, e-challan and intelligent traffic management system and emergency 15 helpline.
The delegation was also given a tour of Pucar-15, Media Centre and Evidence Collection Centre. Later, commemorative shields were exchanged between both sides.