ISLAMABAD           -      Acting High Commissioner (AHC) of Britain in Pakistan Richard Crowder has thanked Islamabad Police chief Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar for assisting in providing foolproof security to the royal guests, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, during their visit to Pakistan couple of weeks ago.

In a letter written to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar, Acting High Commissioner Richard Crowder formally thanked him for the assistance during the recent visit of British royal couple Prince William and Kate Middleton to the federal capital.

He said, “Your officers did an excellent job to minimize disruption around Islamabad, while ensuring the safety and security of the visitors, the hosts, journalists and my team. I am particularly grateful for all you did to enable us to host a welcome reception at the Pakistan Monument. It was a spectacular occasion.

Thank you too for your support over other events in Islamabad. The visit to Islamabad Model College for Girls in the University Colony alongside the Teach for Pakistan Programme demonstrated the importance of girls’ education. The activities with the Islamabad Wildlife Management Board and WWF at the Margallah Hills centre highlighted the actions being taken to conserve the national park and educate youth to protect the environment.

I hope that these events leave a lasting legacy for the Islamabad, the city I have called home for the last three years and which is home to the largest UK diplomatic mission in the world. Thank you for your assistance in making these events possible.”

Meanwhile, the IGP said all personnel of Islamabad police had performed their duties in a professional manner.

He said Islamabad police was amongst the best ranking police and was committed to serving the citizens, dignitaries visiting the city.