LAHORE: Inspector General of Police Punjab Shoaib Dastgir said that for protection of citizens from Coronavirus, police officers and officials in all districts are engaged on front line without even caring about their lives and field officers under their supervision are ensuring the instructions issued by the government regarding smart lockdown so that the spread of this pandemic may be reduced to maximum extent.
He further said that mutual cooperation and efforts of different departments are necessary in fight against this Corona pandemic and by these efforts, Pakistani nation will soon be successful in overcoming the Corona crisis. He further said that responsible attitude of citizens and strict obeying of precautionary measures are compulsory for protection from Coronavirus and in this regard police force shall be offering its duties for guidance and safety of the citizens. These views were expressed by him when meeting with delegation of the Akhuwat foundation. Addl IG operations Inam Ghani and DIG welfare Shariq Kamal Siddiqui were also present on this occasion.
The delegation was sent by Dr Amjad Saqib under the leadership of Muhammad Abu Bakar. During the meeting, Muhammad Abu Bakar acknowledged the services, efforts and sacrifices of Punjab Police in fight against pandemic of Corona and said that determination and morale, and zeal of Punjab Police against corona virus is a good precedent for other departments. On this occasion, he also gave 18 thousand masks for safety of Police officials on the behalf of Akhuwat Foundation. IG Punjab Shoaib Dastgir paid thanks to Akhuwat Foundation for provision of safety equipments and said that police officers and officials deputes on different points across the province use thousands of masks on daily basis and the masks given by Akhuwat Foundation will play a vital role for safety of Police employees.