KARACHI, June 27: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has urged Sindh government to utilize the latest technology tools for providing easy access to the common people for sending information and complaints to make provincial capital a safe-city.
PPP Chairman was briefed about law and order at a meeting held in Bilawal House today. Those who attended the meeting include Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal, Jameel Soomro Political Secretary to the Chairman, Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh.
Speaking on the occasion, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari stressed that utilization of latest technology gadgets and communication tools was necessary to improve policing and make the city safer for both its residents and the visitors. Common people should be enabled to approach Police and other law enforcing agencies without any hindrances. An open-door policy upto the SP and DIG level may be adopted, he added.
He further said that Home Minister and IGP Sindh should hold media briefings on law and order on fortnightly bases to apprise the general public about the steps and efforts being taken by the provincial government to provide peaceful environment for the citizens.
Earlier, the Home Minister and IGP briefed the PPP Chairman about the law and order situation. Barring the two incidents of kidnapping of Chief Justice, Sindh High Court’s son Awais Shah and killing of Amjad Sabri, the situation previously was relatively peaceful. Ratio of heinous crimes, including kidnapping for ransom had dropped to zero in both rural and urban areas of Sindh, they stated.
Both the Home Minister and Chief Cop of the province pointed out that Sindh Police detected Safoora carnage, Shikarpur and Jacobabad blast cases and arrested the culprits involved in all the three terrorist incidents. Investigations are continuing into the Awais Shah kidnapping and Amjad Sabri killing in coordination and collaboration of other law enforcing and intelligence agencies.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari admired the role of Sindh Police and other law enforcing agencies and stressed that all the government machinery should work closely to foil the attempts by criminals and anti-state elements to destroy peace.