PESHAWAR (APP): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Finance Muzaffar Said has said that he feels joy to see revolutionary initiatives in police department as KP government has depoliticized police.
He said this as a chief guest in passing out parade in Police Training College (PTC) Hangu.
The minister said that credit goes to IGP, Nasir Khan Durrani for launching revolutionary initiatives and reforms in the police training and education system.
The ceremony was attended by local officials, notables, students and children. A large number of women including female teachers of local girls schools and colleges and families of officials also attended the ceremony.
The Commandant PTC , Dr. Fasihuddin (PSP) threw light on the various aspects of police training and said that a comprehensive plan is being considered by the IGP KP for the revival and up-gradation of PTC, Hangu.
He said that it was established in 1935 and declared a Police College in 1991. He said that soon a new School of Investigation, a new Forensic Science Laboratory, new courses and high-tech teaching facilities will be added to the class rooms for modern training and education.
He said that the curriculum and syllabi of in-service courses have been recently revised by the IGP, KP in order to meet the new challenges of serious crimes and terrorism.
The Deputy Commissioner Haji Ihsanullah lauded the role of public, school children, college students, media representatives and female teachers in joining hands with the PTC for making the ceremony a success.
The ceremony included skillful demonstrations of Marshal Arts, Anti-Terrorist Squad tactics, target-firing, and hostage release role play by the trainees which was highly loved and applauded by the general public and students.
The grand ceremony was a yearly activity till 2005 which was not observed during the last ten years due to terrorist attacks in KP. The revival was profoundly welcomed by the trainees, officers and general masses of Hangu.