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`Safe City Islamabad’ Project soon

ISLAMABAD: City administrators have decided to launch a security project ‘Safe City Islamabad’ to make the Capital more secure and protected, the source said here on Friday.

Under this new project, an effective and adequate security framework would be created in Islamabad and law-enforcement agencies would be strengthened by utilising the state of the art technologies, said the sources.

Emergency command centres will be established to handle any incident with centralised control rooms, the sources maintained.

Effective surveillance system, under this project, will be launched to monitor the movement of un-authorised vehicles, they said.

Meanwhile, the spokesman for the district administration said that the PC-I for the protection of High Security Zone of Islamabad had been finalised.

The formal approval, he said, was given in an important meeting chaired by the Chief Commissioner Islamabad Shahid Mahmood and attended by Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Amer Ali Ahmed, DIG Police Headquarters Kamaluddin Tipu, SSP Security Islamabad and CDA officials.

According to this PC-1, security of High Security Zone will be further beefed up and a fencing will be raised around it.

Gates will be built at entry and exit points of security zone along with installation of CCTV cameras and police guard rooms at the gates. Scanners for checking of vehicles will be placed at the entry points, the spokesman maintained.

The PC-1 for improvement of security of Pak Secretariat buildings was also reviewed. The CDA will soon start work on this project under which security at Pak Secretariat will be further strengthened, he maintained. app

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