Interior minister directs to expedite work on initiating joint patrol of police, rangers in Islamabad

Islamabad: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has directed to expedite work on initiating joint patrol of police and Rangers in Islamabad. Chairing a meeting in Islamabad on Sunday‚ he said operational strategy for this purpose should be ready by 15th of next month.

The Minister said the government will provide necessary funds for joint patrolling system. He directed for immediate purchase of patrolling vehicles besides recruitment of trained retired army personnel in police.

Chaudhry Nisar said Rangers have been given extra responsibility in Federal Capital ensuring security of life and property of every resident. The Minister also directed convening of meeting of Board of Directors of NADRA next week to review performance of the authority.

The Minister was informed that all staff and vehicles deputed with unauthorized personnel have been withdrawn‚ while NADRA has deployed twelve mobile registration vans for the registration of affectees in Thar.

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