QUETTA: Our region is confronted with serious disputes. Baluchistan is faced with sectarian terrorism, extremism and militancy. Owing to increase in Police ability and capability there will be overall improving in law and order situation.
This was stated by Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch while addressing passing out of fourth badge of 200 police men on completion of their training.
Commander southern Command Lt General Nasser Khan Janjua, provincial ministers Sarfraz Bugti, Dr Hamid Achakzai, Izhar Khosa, Jaffar Mandokhel, Advisers Sardar Raza Mohammad Barech, Obedullah Babat, MPAs Manzoor Kakar, Sardar Saleh Bhotani, Mohtarma Samina Khan, Chief Secretary Saifullah Chatha, Commissioner Quetta Division Qambar Dashti, Additional IG Police Ahsan Mahbub, RPO Arif Nawaz, CCPO Abdul Razzaq Cheema and other senior officers were also present.
He said Police and Balochistan Constabulary’s role is of front for security to people and law and order. Present government has ended political interference in Police and Levies. Merit has been enforced in appointments and postings. He said all resources were being provided to Police and Levies and they have to secure confidence of the masses for meeting the situation. No war can be won without the cooperation of people.
He said Pak Army has always taken effective steps for Balochistan’s development and peace. He appreciated efforts of Pak Army officers and congratulated for successful culmination of 8-week training for policemen. He said joining of police force by trained jawans would improve police performance and their courage and they will be ready to meet the prevailing situation.
Training has been imparted on the orders of Army Chief General Raheel Sharif. Pak Army was bearing all expenses including training expenses and food arrangements.
Commander Southern Command Lt General Nasser Khan Janjua expressed pleasure over acquisition of training in short span. He said that they are ready to meet handful of terrorists and hold country’s flag and would not let any harm to the country. Police men after acquiring training were playing effective role to maintain peace in Balochistan, he said adding Balochistan Police was introducing Helpline in the name of 786 on which every citizen can provide information to police about terrorists. Their names would be kept secret.
Police men completing training showed practical exercise including coming down from high building with the help of rope, targeting terrorists hideouts, fight without weapons and rifle shooting.
Participants applauded high standard of training of policemen and hoped that they would be able to help maintain peace in Balochistan.
In the end Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and Commander Southern Command distributed prizes among jawans securing positions.