LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Punjab Inam Ghani has said that Punjab Police is effectively using information technology on the principles of modern policing to protect the lives and property of citizens and eradicate anti-social elements. Modern service delivery projects are also serving in all the districts of the province. He further said that modern integrated smart and surveillance systems of monitoring and surveillance have been made operational in many districts of the province which has further improved the security arrangements of sensitive installations, educational institutions, minority places of worship and other important centers. He further said that Punjab Police was ensuring the elimination of terrorists, miscreants and their facilitators through the effective use of modern technology while the vigilant teams of Special Protection Unit (SPU) were always engaged for the protection of foreign nationals. He expressed these views during a meeting with a two-member delegation of the British High Commission at the Central Police Office here today. The two-member delegation from the British High Commission included Miss Ann Cowan (Consular Regional Operations Manager) and Albert David, MBE (Head of Consular Operations). During the meeting, issues of mutual interest including fight against terrorism and bilateral cooperation were discussed. The IG Punjab also apprised the British delegation of the law and order situation and modern projects of Punjab Police.
Miss Ann Cowan (Consular Regional Operations Manager), who was part of the British High Commission delegation, lauded the effective role of Punjab Police in eradicating terrorism and its timely action. The increasing use of skills and modern methods is very welcome. He further said that information sharing and professional cooperation with Punjab Police would be further enhanced in future.