Special Branch to facilitate businessmen in promoting business activitiesNovember 14, 2014
Islamabad: Waqar Ahmed Chohan, Assistant Inspector General, Special Branch, Islamabad visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry and addressing the business community assured that his organization would take all possible measures to further boost up security in the federal capital for better growth of business and investment activities.
He said businessmen were playing important role in the economic development of the country and Special Branch will take all necessary steps to ensure a peaceful environment for doing business with confidence and peace of mind.
He said that Special Branch would also ensure the early security clearance of visiting foreign entrepreneurs so that our business community could feel facilitated in exploring more business opportunities. About entry of businessmen into diplomatic enclave, he said that ICCI should send just an SMS and entry would be ensured as soon as possible.
He said though Special Branch was facing problems like lack of resources and staff, however, it was fully prepared to cope with any security threats to maintain law & order situation in the federal capital. He was of the view that the regular interaction between the business community and Police was essential to make the security apparatus more efficient & effective.
In his welcome address, M. Shakeel Munir, Acting President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry highlighted the problems of business community and said that close liaison among the business community police force was vital for creating peaceful environment that would help in promoting business activities.
He lauded the role of Special Branch for assisting the government in policy formulation, ensuring security of life & property of the people and maintenance of law and order.
He said that secure environment was essential to attract business and investment in the region and stressed that Special Branch should utilize all its resources to ensure protection of life and property of businessmen as well as the general public.
He assured cooperation of business community in efforts of Special Branch aimed at making Islamabad a peaceful and secures city.
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