PM urges police to treat common man like VIP and shun discriminatory attitude towards citizens.
Prime Minister Imran Khan said this, while addressing the passing-out of cadets at the Police College, Sihala on Wednesday.
He called for reformation in the conduct of police so that it treated the privileged and the common man in the same manner.
PM urges police to treat common man like VIP
Specially, he asked police to shun discriminatory attitude towards citizens, and rather treat them like a VIP (very important person).
He further said he wanted to see Islamabad Police perform in a best manner and emerge as a ‘new vibrant force in the New Pakistan’.
The Prime Minister also mentioned the PTI’s government reformation of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa police.
Furthermore, he said a good society was known for how good it treated its weaker segments.
He said armed forces protected the frontiers of country, while the police safeguarded the lives and property of citizens.
While terming police the country’s asset, Imran Khan also called for due respect for the police as well.
Moreover, he underlined peace and security the pre-requisite for a society.
The PM vowed to provide every possible facility to police personnel as acknowledgment of their services.
He said the government would consider giving Islamabad Police the Health Cards and enhancing their salaries at par with the Punjab Police.
Meanwhile, Imran Khan felicitated the outgoing police cadets.
Path of righteousness in the professional lives
The Prime Minister urged them to get ready to serve the nation with diligence.
He advised them to always choose the path of righteousness in the professional lives, which he said could be tough but based on principles of integrity and honesty.
He mentioned that the politicians who chose the path of corruption faced a life filled with humiliation and also pushed the country into debt trap.
The PM said the government had gained remarkable achievement on economic front by turning the country’s current account deficit in surplus for fifth consecutive month after 17 years.
He said the government under its vision of austerity was controlling the expenditures in view of the country’s debt.
Khan said he had cut expenses of the Prime Minister House by 60 percent. Besides, he also made other reduction in expenditure of the federal government.
Earlier, the Prime Minister reviewed the parade where the contingent presented a salute.
Minister for Interior Sheikh Rashid Ahmed and senior police officials also attended the event.