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04-12-2019

Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan directed the High ups for bringing improvements in Traffic.
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan has directed police high ups through out the province to replicate the Hazara traffic initiatives in their respective jurisdiction and send the compliance report in this respect to the CPO at the earliest.
These directives were given to all Regional Police Officers and CCPO Peshawar in a special circular issued from CPO. It may be recalled that Citizen Traffic Management Committee comprising of Hazara police, Private Education Network, All trade Associations, Members of Bar Associations, Transport/Addas Union and media and civil society members presented recommendations for streamlining traffic in Hazara. These included no petrol for motorcyclists wearing no helmet, not allowing underage motorcyclists, special focus on discouraging addicts from driving public vehicles and one-wheeling. The Hazara police by implementing the committee’s recommendations on traffic initiatives challand a large number of violators and sent them behind the bar. A visible change occurred in Hazara Traffic and the local people by taking huge sigh of relief from haphazard traffic welcomed the new initiatives. The IGP Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan decided to replicate the Hazara traffic plan in rest of the province and issued a special circular to all Regional Police Officers and CCPO in which they have been directed to introduce traffic initiatives in their respective region on the pattern of Hazara police and send the compliance report to CPO at the earliest. It has also been mentioned in the circular that bringing improvement in the unruly traffic, making drivers bound to follow traffic laws and putting effective halt to traffic incidents were the long standing demands of the general public and need of the hour and directed the police high ups to bring visible improvement in their respective region in respect of traffic system. The IGP in the circular has also stressed the need for coordinated efforts and close liaison amongst the different concerned department for bringing improvement in traffic.