ISLAMABAD: The government has increased security at airports and enhanced the capability of Airport Security Force (ASF) personnel to prevent any terrorist attack.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Shaikh Aftab Ahmad told the National Assembly during question hour that ASF has acquired modern aviation security gadgets and screening equipment with the cooperation of Government of Japan and Bahrain for increasing security of airports.
Shaikh Aftab said an Integrated Security System has been installed at Lahore Airport which would be extended to other airports.
The Minister said modern arms and vehicles have been procured to enhance security cover to the airports.
Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid while answering a question said that no international appeal for donation was made by the government after last year’s earthquake.
He said all out efforts were being made for relief and rehabilitation of the affected people. He said over 11 billion rupees have been distributed among the quake affectees as financial assistance and compensation for damaged houses.