Naqvi discusses K-P security with CM

In Local
March 29, 2024



PESHAWAR:

 

Interior Minister Mohsin Naqvi on Thursday vowed to strengthen Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) by increasing its capacity to effectively deal with the menace of terrorism.

Presiding over a meeting in the provincial capital, he said that the K-P CTD would be given access to necessary data while the cyber cell of the department would be expanded and provided with all possible support.

He said that the CTD along with the K-P police was on the front foot in the war on terrorism and had played unprecedented role in eliminating this war.

He added that the department was working effectively against the nefarious designs of the anti-state elements. “The nation was proud of their brave son of soil,” he remarked.
Earlier, the interior minister visited data collection centre, initial forensic labs and crime scene unit and also inspected central intelligence agency and data mining section there.
Head of K-P CTD Additional IG Shaukat Abbas gave a comprehensive briefing regarding performance of the institution. IG Akhtar Hayat Gandapur also briefed about the operation against terrorists.

Head of NACTA Rai Tahir and other senior police officers were also present on the occasion.

Meanwhile, the interior minister also met with K-P Chief Minister Ali Amin Gandapur and held discussions on matters related to peace and security in the province.

The Minister visited the Chief Minister’s House in Peshawar to discuss the law and order and other security issues with the chief minister. They both agreed on improving coordination between federal and provincial authorities to enforce laws aimed at enhancing peace and security in the province.

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