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IG Police assures to improve security arrangements for business community February 25, 2016
Meeting outside ICCI
A delegation of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry led by its President Atif Ikram Sheikh called on Muhammad Khalid Khattak, Inspector General of Police, ICT and apprised him of the security related issues of the business community.
Addressing the delegation, Muhammad Khalid Khattak, IGP ICT said that businessmen were playing an important role in the development of economy and all possible efforts would be made to improve the security arrangements in markets, commercial centers and industrial areas. He said that business community would be given representation in Police Reconciliation Committees to work jointly for improving law and order situation in the federal capital.
The IGP ICT directed the SSP Saddar to ensure close liaison with business community for improving the security in business areas. He said that trade unions should arrange security cameras in markets that would help the police in overcoming security problems. He said business community and philanthropists should come forward to cooperate in running the Police Lines Hospital for providing better healthcare services to the police force. He said ratio of motorbike accidents was high in the federal capital and separate lanes would be arranged for the safety of motorbikers. He assured that he would try to visit ICCI in the first week of March to consult with business community for ensuring foolproof security arrangements in business centers and the city. 
Speaking at the occasion, Atif Ikram Sheikh, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry appreciated the efforts of police for improving law & order situation in Islamabad. He said a safe and secured environment was key requirement for the growth of business and investment activities and better presence of police in commercial and industrial areas would enable entrepreneurs to run business activities with confidence.
He said business and industrial areas were needed to be covered with security cameras that would provide a better sense of security to the businessmen. He said representation of business community in Police Reconciliation Committees would contribute positively to curbing the crimes and improving security. Sheikh Pervez Ahmed Senior Vice President, Sheikh Abdul Waheed Vice President ICCI, Mian Akram Farid, Khalid Iqbal Malik, Naeem Siddiqui, Khalid Chaudhry and Saif ur Rehman were included in ICCI delegation.

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