Agreement inked to launch Safe City Project in Peshawar.

PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police on Wednesday signed an agreement with a private company to launch a safe city project with a view to combating terrorism and curbing street crime through use of modern technology.

According to a statement issued from the Central Police Office, 915 points have been identified to be covered under the project. The project envisages laying a 1,000-kilometre optic fibre cable and installing 25 Long-Term Evolution (LTE) towers. The project also includes surveillance, integrated emergency response, intelligent traffic management system and electronic evidence collection.

A third KP police integrated command control and communication centre would be established at the Sharqi police station under the project, whose first phase would be started in...

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