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16-10-2018

UNDP delegation met IGP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
* UNDP delegation met IGP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. * Police Reforms were discussed. * Delegation assured full support for capacity building of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police. * Foreign delegation appreciated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police initiatives. A 3-member foreign delegation of United Nations Development Programme for Asia and Pacific called on the IGP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood at CPO Peshawar today. During the meeting different police initiatives particularly strengthening the capacity of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police were discussed in detail. The IGP briefed the delegation about the recently introduced police reforms particularly police order 2017, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police training programme and courses and investigation skills. The IGP further informed the delegation that a separate Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) equipped with all necessary facilities has been established and through this unit several hard core terrorists have been arrested. They were also informed that separate gender desks have been established in almost all model police stations of the province where exclusively women folk complaints are being addressed. The police chief also informed that due to community policing, better law and order prevail in the province as compared to rest of the provinces. The members of the delegation were also told that murder and attempted murder cases have been dwindled down to 24 percent owing to the matchless performance of Dispute Resolution Councils in the province. Likewise, Forensic Science Laboratories equipped with latest modern facilities have been established in Peshawar and Swat which are proving a mile stone in improving and polishing the investigation skills of the investigation officers. The IGP also informed the delegation that all available resources are being used judiciously for capacity building of the force jawans. The members of the delegation commended the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police capacity building initiatives and assured for exploring more opportunities for assistance and cooperation. The IGP thanked the delegation for their support and cooperation for combating terrorism. Mr. Sky, Mr. Ganasive and Jakhongir Khaydarov included in the delegation. Director FSL Rabnawaz Khan and SSP Quresh Khan was also present on this occasion.