ISLAMABAD: Addressing the annual awards ceremony of National Highways and Motorways Police here on Tuesday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the construction work will start soon on Lahore-Karachi motorway project.
The Prime Minister said that the experience of construction of Motorway was a successful one and more Motorways projects will be started in the country. He said the region will become the centre of economic activities due to Pak-China Economic Corridor project.
He said it is a matter of great pleasure that performance of Motorways and Highways police is being appreciated on international level. He said many programmes are being implemented from the school level to make the highways safe and to make the public aware in this regard.
He said he wants to see motorway police more people friendly. He also lauded the role of police in eliminating terrorism from the country. The Prime Minister directed for enhancing efficiencies of the organization and recruitment of staff on need basis in a transparent manner. He announced 20 percent increase in salaries of Motorway police. He also lauded the performance of Inspector General Motorways Police Zulfiqar Cheema.
Inspector General Motorway police Zulfiqar Cheema while highlighting the performance of Motorway Police said the Organization is a role model for other public sector institutions as it has highest traditions of public service.
He said performance of the Motorway Police is also appreciated on international level. He said Motorway Police will provide help to 5000 travellers daily. He said Motorway police is implementing a policy of zero tolerance for corruption and misbehaviour with the travellers. He expressed the determination that Motorway Police will be made the best police of the world. Later, the Prime Minister distributed awards to Motorway Police personnel who showed exemplary performance in discharging their professional duties.
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