Islamabad Police has been instructed to ensure effective and thorough checking at all police check points particularly at entry and exits points of the federal capital.
Federal Minister for Interior, Senator A. Rehman Malik chaired a meeting in Ministry of Interior on Thursday.
The meeting was attended by Federal Secretary Interior, Chief Commissioner, IG, Islamabad and reps from Rangers, FC and law enforcement Agencies.
Information has been received that certain elements will try to sabotage peace and security across the country particularly in major cities including Islamabad. In this context the Security of Islamabad has been accorded high alert.
the meeting was told that Joint patrolling of Police and Rangers has been increased. Islamabad Police has been instructed to ensure effective and thorough checking at all police check points particularly at entry and exits of the federal capital.
People are asked to carry their Identity Cards in case the same are checked by police deployed at check points. Instructions have been issued to all law enforcement agencies including Islamabad Police that no inconvenience should be caused to general public; however, no compromise on security should be made.
The police staff has been instructed to show utmost courtesy to the public and residents of the city. Aerial Surveillance has also been ordered so thatbetter monitoring can be ensured. These arrangements will be continued for a week’s time with a view to ensure peace, tranquility and security of theresidents.
It has also been observed that Chamber of Commerce & Industry and various traders’s Organizations have repeatedly requested that some venue should be identified for public gatherings so that disruption of business activity should not take place. It has been requested that Shakar Parian may be designated as public gathering point in this context.