Traffic discipline determines overall mood of a nation: Lahore CCPO


Lahore: Capital City Police Office (CCPO) Lahore DIG Bilal Siddique Kamyana has said that the overall mood of any nation and country is measured by the discipline of traffic there.

City Traffic Police Lahore(CTPL) has been playing vital in keeping the ever-increasing traffic flow smooth in the provincial capital and traffic wardens have great responsibility on their shoulders to create traffic sense and awareness among the citizens. Bilal Siddique Kamyana said this while addressing a general meeting(Darbar) of officers and officials of City Traffic Police Lahore at Al-Hamra Hall here today. A large number of male and female traffic police offices and officials was present on the occasion. CCPO Bilal Siddique Kamyana was presented Guard of Honor on his arrival at Al-Hamra by a contingent of police. In his welcome address, Chief Traffic Officer Lahore Muntazir Mehdi welcomed DIG Bilal Siddique Kamyana on assuming command of the Lahore Police on behalf of the entire Lahore Traffic Police and wished him success. Muntazir Mehdi said that City Traffic Police Lahore is a corruption free organization whose educated and talented youth have been performing their duties with utmost diligence, responsibility and professionalism in spite of very limited resources, adverse conditions and severe weather conditions. He said that traffic was being maintained during all political, social, religious and cultural programs including cricket matches, Ramadan, Muharram and Eid festivals. He also thanked and applauded his traffic police force for rendering excellent services. Muntazir Mehdi also submitted requests to CCPO Bilal Siddique Kamiana for the welfare and betterment of traffic police officers and personnel. The CCPO Lahore Bilal Siddique Kamyana said that one of the major causes of traffic problems is the rapid increase of vehicles lease system. He also directed to continue the campaign against vehicles with illegal blue lights, tinted glasses and flasher lights. Bilal Siddique Kamiana said that they are working in collaboration with the district administration and business community to eliminate encroachments on busy highways, markets and squares to lessen the load of traffic jams in busy marketplaces. Bilal Siddique Kamyana also directed the traffic police officers to further promote the culture of polite behavior towards the people while performing their duties. While informing the CCPO Lahore about their problems with lack of salaries, resources and allowances, traffic police officers said that they fulfill their responsibilities in extreme heat, rain and storms with limited resources and insecure circumstances. The traffic officers requested to alleviate economic deprivation and informed the Commander Lahore police about issues of their incomplete service structure, low salaries, lack of medical facilities, law and order allowance and time scale promotion. CCPO Bilal Siddique Kamyana assured them to solve their legitimate problems at the earliest. The CTO Lahore Muntazir Mehdi presented the commemorative shield to the CCPO Bilal Siddique Kamyana on behalf of whole City Traffic Police Lahore.