ISLAMABAD (INP) Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) organized a certificates awards ceremony in honor of Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) to recognize its good services in managing traffic. At the occasion, 7 Inspectors, 8 Sub-Inspectors, 15 Assistant Sub-Inspectors, 6 Head Constables and 8 Constables were awarded certificates for their good services.
Speaking at the occasion, Asmatullah Junejo, SSP Traffic said that ITP is working on computerization of challan system to facilitate the people in payment of challans. He said negotiations are in process with a mobile telecom company to provide various options to people for payment of traffic challans.
He said ITP is the only police in the country that issues ISO 9002 certified driving license, which is recognized in 32 countries. He said due to shortage of printed material of license, people are facing some problems in getting licenses, however, this problem will be solved within few days. He said 7 more security features are being added in the new license for facilitation of license holders. He said ITP radio FM92 gives hourly traffic updates and people should benefit from it to avoid any traffic hassles.
He thanked ICCI for organizing certificates award ceremony for the officers and officials of ITP and hoped that it would act as a morale booster for them. He said ITP would continue to work for better regulation of traffic in Islamabad and assured that all suggestions of business community to further improve traffic system will be given due consideration.
In his welcome address, Muhammad Ali Mirza, Acting President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry lauded the efforts of ITP, especially during Eid days for better regulation of traffic and termed it a model traffic police for the rest of the country. He said due to Metro Bus project, some areas in Islamabad are facing traffic problems and ITP should take measures to address them.
He said ICCI is working in collaboration with other stakeholder organizations for smooth growth of business activities and better development of the Islamabad city while business community fully recognizes good performance of every institution. Today’s ceremony is also meant to acknowledge the good efforts of ITP.
Khalid Chaudhry, Senior Vice President and former Presidents ICCI Zafar Bakhtawari and Muhammad Ejaz Abbasi also addressed the ceremony and lauded the good efforts of ITP. Representatives of various trade associations highlighted the traffic issues of their respective areas and offered suggestions for their better solution.