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Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz Sharif visits CTD headquarters, briefing given to cm on successful intelligence operations against terrorists 

Lahore, June 11, 2022 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz Sharif today paid a detailed visit to the CTD headquarters and inspected different sections including the training block and counter-violent extremism block, cybercrime unit, geo-fencing center, labs, and IT section. He appreciated the professional skills of the staff and admired the steps to modernise it.

The CM distributed cash rewards and commendation certificates among the officers for resolving the Anarkali blast case and arresting terrorists. He pointed out that the foundation of CTD was laid by incumbent Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif during his tenure as Punjab chief minister and this organisation has now become a grown-up body. CTD force is our vanguard for eradication of terrorism, he said and approved recruitment against new posts and directed the chief secretary to complete the process without delay.

Additional IG (CTD) and SSP (Training Wing) briefed him about the successful intelligence-based operations against terrorists. The CM assured to provide the latest weapons and technology to the CTD while commending its role in combating terrorism and highlighted that modern policing is part of the priority strategy.

Provincial ministers including Sardar Awais Leghari, Atta Tarrar, Ayub Gadhi, CS, IGP, ACS (Home), Addl IG (CTD) and others were present while Jahangir Khanzada MPA, Addl IG (South Punjab), RPOs of Bahawalpur and DG Khan and DPOs of Rajanpur, Rahim Yar Khan and Bahawalpur participated through video link.

For more information, contact:
Office of the Chief Minister of Punjab
Government of the Punjab
8-Club Road, GOR-I, Lahore, Pakistan
Tel: +92-42-99205562-3
Fax: +92-42-99205561