Islamabad - Terrorism is an international phenomenon and collective efforts are required to wipe out this menace.

It was stated by speakers here at a one-day seminar titled “International Best Practices in Countering Terrorism” organised by the International Police Association (IPA), Pakistan. The event was attended by serving and retired police officers from Pakistan as well as abroad.

President IPA Pakistan, Dr Muhammad Shoaib Suddle, welcomed the guests and appreciated the initiative. During the course of the seminar, speakers gave comprehensive presentations on intelligence-led policing and successful models of counterterrorism. The participants put queries and shared experience for the way forward, with particular reference to Pakistan.

The IPA also organised a ceremony in connection with International Street Children Day. The purpose of this ceremony was to engage society in making each children a responsible citizens by giving them equal opportunity of quality education and protecting their rights without any discrimination.

Master Ayub, running an open school in F-6/3, lauded the role of IPA to struggle for street children. He said that he is working for human dignity and efforts of police are appreciable in creating awareness about rights of street children.