Punjab CM decides to expand Safe City project to 16 more cities
By News Desk
December 3, 2023 10:31 AM
Punjab Chief Minister Syed Mohsin Naqvi has inaugurated the new building of Hanjarwal police station in Lahore on Sunday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
On the occasion, CM Naqvi inspected various departments of the police station.
Talking to media men, the Chief Minister said that 22 new police stations will be built in Lahore.
Soon the state of police culture will also be seen an improvement, said Naqvi.
He said that the upgradation of police stations is going on across Punjab.
The scope of the Safe City project will be extended to more cities and in this regard Punjab government has decided to expand the project in 16 cities, the CM said.
On underage drivers, the CM said that it’s up to parents to decide whether they want to see their children locked up in police stations or they ask them to get a driving licence, said Naqvi.
Be sure to make children's driving licenses, the chief minister advised the parents.
He revealed that 90 percent of people in Lahore did not have driving licenses.
If you have a learner's license, there is no restriction on driving, said the Chief Minister.
IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar, CCPO Lahore Bilal Siddique Kamiana, DIG Operations Syed Ali Nasir Rizvi, SSP Operations Syed Ali Raza, Chief Traffic Officer Mustansar Feroze and SP Iqbal Town Ahmad Zunir Cheema participated in the inauguration ceremony.
Caretaker Information Minister Aamir Mir and Sports adviser Wahab Rahaz were also present on the occasion.
Reporter: Faran Yameen