Salute army for safety of country, people: Zardari


KARACHI: Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Monday has said that he salutes the Pakistan Army for looking after the security of the country and its people continuously day and night.


He expressed these views while addressing the passing out parade at Razzaqabad Police Training Centre.

According to the details, at least 700 police officials while as many as 380 police personnel participated in the ceremony. At least 40 women personnel were also passed out with the batch. Zardari was the guest of honour in the ceremony. He urged the government to give salaries to the families of the security forces martyrs and jobs to their children.

The former president said that he salutes the Sindh Police martyrs. The martyrs never die and their sacrifices are commendable, he added. Zardari urged the authorities to provide facilities to the families of the martyrs.

He said that crime rate in the province has decreased for which the credit goes to Sindh Inspector General (IG).

Chief Minister (CM) Qaim Ali Shah said that advanced weaponry is needed for the Elite Force for which the federation was asked. He said that the government will make the Elite Force an undefeatable force by providing them advanced weapons and modern training.

The CM said that the Sindh Police arrested the criminals behind Safoora massacre in as many as four days.

Senator Sherry Rehman and Home Minister Sohail Anwar Sial also attended the passing out parade along with others.

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