Ahsan Iqbal chairs CAF command conference

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ISLAMABAD : – Interior Minister Professor Ahsan Iqbal chaired the command conference of civil armed forces to overview the border management and security situation in the country.

The meeting was attended by Frontier Constabulary, Pakistan Rangers, Sindh and Punjab; Frontier Corps, Gilgit-Baltistan Scouts; Pakistan Coast Guard Commanders and officials from ministry of interior, said a press release issued here.

The interior minister highlighted the importance of Civil Armed Forces’ (CAF) role in security and development of Pakistan and lauded the services rendered by Civil Armed Forces in the improvement of law and order and border management.

The minister asserted that civil armed forces would be equipped with modern training, equipment and technology to enhance their capacity and efficiency. He directed that bullet proof vehicles should be procured on priority basis to protect lives of jawans and officials.

The interior minister also directed to overcome all the difficulties of CAF in procurement of modern ammunition and arsenal to counter the menace of terrorism.

Civil armed forces were the eyes and ears of the government for maintaining peace and enhancement of their capabilities would secure our borders as well internal security, he said.

2018-01-18

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