Islamabad-A new police training school with modern facilities was inaugurated at Police Line Headquarters which would be helpful in improving professional skills of the cops and ensure their capacity-building.

This school has been set-up for the training of newly recruited ATS police personnel and would improve residential facilities for them.

It has been set up with the cooperation of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement and would have modern classrooms.

A total of 500 cops may get training at one time in this school while three barracks have also been established.

The training school was formally inaugurated by Acting Inspector General of Police Ashraf Zubair Siddiqui along with Director International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office of Pakistan and Afghanistan Jeff Robertson.

DIG (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz, SSP Headquarters Muhammad bin Ashraf, SP (Headquarters) Sumera Azam and other senior police officials were also present on the occasion.

The acting IGP Islamabad said that he is feeling very happy on the inauguration of this school having modern training and residential facilities. He said that it would help improve professional skills of Islamabad police and ensure timely relief to people through prompt policing measures.

Three barracks have been set up at Police Line Headquarters out of which one has been allocated for ATS employees and other for new recruits. He said that one barrack has the residential capacity for 108 personnel while 500 policemen can sit in the classes at this school for coursework.

These barracks have been set up in the shortest possible time. Later, the delegation visited the firing range of Police Line Headquarters and appreciated the efforts of Islamabad police for effective policing.

DIG (Operations) Mir Vais Niaz briefed the INL Director for Afghanistan and Pakistan Jeff Robertson about policing affairs on the occasion of the inauguration of new police training school.