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DIG Operations meets business community at LCCI

DIG (Operations) Lahore Muhammad Faisal Kamran held a meeting with the business community to discuss security, law and order in the markets and cooperation between LCCI and police here at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – May 22, 2024) DIG (Operations) Lahore Muhammad Faisal Kamran held a meeting with the business community to discuss security, law and order in the markets and LCCI-police nexus, here Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) on Wednesday.

LCCI President Kashif Anwar, Senior Vice President Zafar Mahmood Chaudhry, Vice President Adnan Khalid Butt and a host of members including presidents from various markets participated in the meeting.

In his address, LCCI President Kashif Anwar said, “We are safe in our homes thanks to the presence of our law enforcement agencies.” He said police gave their lives to protect citizens. He said there is a very good relationship between the police and the LCCI.

He said that during the previous visit of DIG (Operations), few issues were discussed, including police verification of employees and laborers in factories and markets. He said that this project should be continued as a pilot project and in this context, Lahore Chamber needs the help of police.

The DIG (Operations) Faisal Kamran listened to the concerns of the members of the Lahore House and addressed them satisfactorily, emphasizing the need for a Citizen Police Liaison Committee and saying that the crime rate in the city has come down to 30 percent.

He said he holds a public hearing every morning for two hours during which he listens to citizens’ problems and resolves them.

Talking about the harassment of women, he said the police have set up the Women Safety App and the Crime Stopper application, in which women can report to the police without revealing their names, ensuring their protection and identity. He said there is a great need for awareness in this regard.

He said that police are taking action against the drug users but there is a dire need for their rehabilitation and special hospitals should be set up for this purpose so that the drug users can be freed from addiction and become useful citizens.

He said that 40 places in the city will be made crime-free and this chain will be gradually spread across the city. He said the police now have a zero-tolerance policy against illegal occupation.

He said there has been a significant reduction in street crime incidents. He said there are instructions for the police to submit fact-based papers and maintain proper attitude towards the citizens.

He said through the House that the business community should inform us about their problems, which will be resolved immediately.