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Traffic discipline reflects nation's sobriety: IGP.

ISLAMABAD -- Disciplined traffic system reflects the culture of a country and Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) has succeeded to establish well-controlled traffic system in the capital, reflecting us as a civilized nation.

It was said by the Inspector General of Police Islamabad Mohammad Khalid Khattak while addressing the concluding ceremony of quiz competition arranged by ITP here on Tuesday at National Council of Arts.

DIG Headquarters Ashraf Zubair Siddiqui, AIG Operations Dr Farhan Zahid, SSP Mohammad Ameen Bukhari, SSP Traffic Malik Matloob Ahmed, Station Director ITP FM Radio Ayesha Jameel, representatives of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and students from various educational institutions were present on the occasion.

The students were asked questions about traffic laws, road safety measures and signals.

The students of Bharia University clinched first position while students from International Islamic University Islamabad and Hamdard University secured second and third positions respectively.

The IGP congratulated ITP for arranging this successful event and appreciated the efforts of AIG Operations, SSP (Traffic), Ayesha Jamil and education wing of ITP.

He said ITP is striving to inculcate better road sense through holding of such road safety competitions which also helps to strength the relationship between police and public.

The IGP said the aim of holding such competition is to inculcate a sense of responsibility among the citizens and to provide better traffic system in the capital.

Islamabad police chief said he is feeling very happy to see the

young students together who are our real assets and their hard work can ensure bright future for the country.

He said ITP is doing its best for safer road environment in Capital

and has involved community in its affairs. Its teams are visiting educational institutions to create traffic sense and several students have joined ITP as traffic volunteers.

'The students are our ambassadors and they played vital role in all educational campaigns started by ITP,' the IGP said.

He hoped that students will actively participate in the education

campaign recently launched by ITP for better awareness about traffic rules among citizens.

Khattak said fine tickets are issued not as a punitive measure

but the purpose is to make citizens more law abiding and to ensure their own safety on roads.

He said that ITP personnel will continue their efforts for ensuring safe

road environment in the capital and urged the people to cooperate with them to make this city accident-free.

The SSP Traffic Malik Matloob said that ITP is endeavoring its best

for better traffic system in the city and it is arranging lectures at government and private institutions for awareness about traffic rules.

He said that traffic police officials have sacrificed their lives in

line of duty and efforts of the force would continue to ensure maximum convenience for the citizens on roads.

Later, the IGP distributed shields and prizes among the participating teams and thanked all participants for attending the event.

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Date:May 24, 2017
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