ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry, Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday directed the attached departments of Ministry to improve performance as per policy guidelines.
He gave these direction while chairing a high level meeting of officers of Islamabad Police, FIA and NACTA.
The meeting discussed various issues relating to policy guidelines and other administrative measures for improving performance of these departments.
The Interior Minister directed the Acting DG FIA to prepare a policy vision for FIA in one week, in order to improve the performance of department.
He stressed the need to achieve the targets by setting certain time-frames.
In addition to this, he also emphasized on bringing swiftness in the process of investigation, especially regarding mega corruption cases.
In order to break from the past and make FIA as a frontline agency and a power house in fighting corruption, he ordered to prepare list of officers having bad reputation and then removing these officers form FIA.
The Minister mentioned that there has been no political interference in FIA since inception of this government and now it’s up to FIA to perform up to the satisfaction of people.
He also directed Acting DG to furnish a proposal to the Ministry regarding the pay package of FIA staff and to address the shortage of staff.
Expressing his displeasure on recent incident of entry of two foreign women in Pakistan through Islamabad Airport, the Minister said that immigration counter on airports reflect an image of a country and it would not be allowed anyone to tarnish the image of Pakistan.
He ordered to further strengthen the immigration cells working in entire country and directed to work on technological lines and intelligence in this regard.
In order to facilitate the passengers, he directed to further improve the performance of facilitation counters working on airports.
Reviewing the security situation in Islamabad, the Minister ordered IG Islamabad to strengthen the vigilance process on security check-points without making the residents suffer.
He directed that the working hours of the officials deputed on the security check-posts be strictly confined to eight hours.
In order to facilitate general public and easy flow of traffic, he directed to further improve the SOPs for smooth flow of traffic, especially during the VVIP movement.
He also impressed on police officers to take extra-ordinary measures in order to improve law and order, as the country was passing through an extraordinary situation.