QUETTA: A Joint security conference was held in Headquarters Southern Command here Monday to review the security arrangements in Balochistan.
The meeting was chaired by Commander Southern Command. Inspector General Police, Secretary Home, Commissioner Quetta, senior Military and Frontier Corps Commanders, senior Police Officers, Intelligent agencies and other stake holders attended the meeting.
After having reviewed the existing threat and likely blow back of Operation Zarb-e-Azb in Balochistan, various decisions were taken to bolster the security of citizens. During the meeting it was reiterated that safety of the citizens and security of all important installations will be ensured at all cost.
The perpetrators of terror will be dealt with an iron hand. Joint Control Rooms at Provincial and District level will be established as directed by the Federal Government with representation of all segments of civil administration and Law Enforcement Agencies. These Control Rooms will be working round the clock for facilitating the citizens. Telephones will be installed in each Control Room which will be notified to the citizens.
Citizens are requested to intimate any suspicious activity or presence of unknown persons to these Control Rooms. Citizens are also requested to intimate any terrorist activity in their vicinity. It is assured that particulars of the citizens will be kept confidential. Citizens are requested to cooperate with the Law Enforcement Agencies as these measures are being taken for the safety of the citizens.