Effective policing crucial to improve image, overcome challenges; says Interior Minister.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Interior Syed Ijaz Ahmed Shah Friday said that police is a very challenging and sacred profession and the officers must show commitment and loyalty to their profession which will help improve the force's image amongst the masses.

He stated this while addressing the passing out parade of ASPs here at National Police Academy . The minister said that Pakistan was facing internal and external challenges and police was the first line of defense to deal with challenges including criminals and terrorists. He said it was only through dispensing justice to the people that law and order could be ensured in the country.

The minister said that police knew well to maintain peace and handle security related matters while friendly police ecology was the best way to win public support.

The Minister for Interior said that police had to face...

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