On Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan visited the Police Lines Headquarters in Islamabad and attended the 33rd passing out parade of police recruits. The premier was accompanied by Minister for Interior, Sheikh Rashid. Secretary Interior and foreign diplomats also attended the event.

PM Khan upon his arrival was presented a general salute by the police personnel. It is the first time any premier has witnessed the passing out parade of police recruits.

While addressing the recruits PM Khan emphasised on the importance of a robust police structure in curbing crime in society.

“More than 500 police officers had been martyred and morale was low. But the force changed in front of our eyes and fought terrorism. Then there came a time when the people of Peshawar and Mardan staged rallies in support of the police,” he said, adding that he felt pride at seeing the force changing in front of his eyes

In addition to this, PM Khan said that the government is also working on providing health card and houses under Naya Pakistan Housing scheme.

During his visit, the premier laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada. PM Khan will also address the police recruits at the Police Lines Headquarters.

The story was filed by the News Desk. The Desk can be reached at info@thecorrespondent.com.pk.


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