Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi distributes appointment letters amongst newly selected candidates of district Bajaur today.
IGP KP Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi visits district Bajaur.
IGP KP distributes appointment letters amongst newly selected candidates of merged district Bajaur for recruitment as constables - History in the making.
Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi visited Bajaur district today. The IGP was warmly received by RPO Malakand, Commissioner Swat, DC Bajaur, DPO Bajaur and other senior officials. On this occasion, a smart contingent of Bajaur police presented guard of honour to the IGP KP.
During his visit the IGP met with the area elders, notables, politicians and a large number of members of the civil society at the Jirga Hall Bajaur. On this occasion the IGP distributed appointment letters amongst local candidates selected through ETEA for recruitment as constables in the merged districts. Speaking on the occasion, the IGP said that Bajaur is the first district among the merged districts where the recruitment process of local youth in the police force had been completed successfully. The IGP KP congratulated the new recruits and their parents on the historic day of their recruitment in police department. He said that the youths of backward areas like Bajaur, located in the remote and mountainous terrains, proved their mettle in the competitive competition organized by ETEA. The IGP KP said that they would use their best skills and abilities to make the KP police more proud. The IGP told the newly recruited constables that as they had been recruited on merit, likewise, they should provide justice to the needy people especially children, women and elderly people and win their hearts and minds and pave the way for further strengthening of the police system in the merged areas. The IGP said that the people of Bajaur had already rendered unprecedented sacrifices and fought alongside the armed forces to defend the borders of their motherland and said that now their brave sons would protect the lives and property of the people as well as make the defence of the country invincible.
The IGP said the merger of the tribal districts was in the national interest and said that it had opened new avenues of development in the area and said that the journey of prosperity had begun. He said that after merger police personnel of the merged districts had equal pay, shuhada package, police welfare, promotion opportunities and other incentives at par with the other policemen posted in other parts of the province. The IGP said that basic human rights had been restored in the merged districts. The recruitment criteria for induction of women of the merged districts had been relaxed to ensure maximum induction of women in police. He said that the reserved quota for women and minorities would remain reserved for the next recruitment in case if suitable candidates were not available.
The IGP said legislation to introduce Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) for resolving disputes in merged districts would be completed soon. The IGP said that although the problems of police pensions were pre-merger, however, they would also be resolved soon and said that Phase-3 of the merger was also in the final stages of completion. "I assure you that local educated youth will be recruited in the police of the merged districts," the IGP said.
On this occasion, the IGP met the families of the martyrs and listened to their problems with patience. Speaking on the occasion, the IGP said that a letter has been sent to the government to recruit the children of the personnel who were martyred before the merger and insha-Allah they would also be recruited in the police soon.
On this occasion, the IGP planted a tree in the Governor's Cottage. Commissioner Malakand wore IGP traditional turban. Later on, the IGP spoke to media representatives.