Rawalpindi-Director General Federal Investigation Agency Bashir Ahmed Memon said that the agency was playing lead role in apprehending the culprits involved in different crimes.

He asked the officers to discharge their responsibilities without any fear and always stand with the righteousness and the law so that expectations of the people from the law enforcement agencies are fulfilled in letter and spirit.

The DG FIA was presiding over graduation ceremony of 48 inspectors who completed their training at Police College, Sihala on Wednesday. Commandant Police College Sihala, DIG EhsanTufail, Director Training FIA Basharat Mehmud Shahzad, Deputy Commandant SSP Haider Sultan, Additional Director FIA Wajid Zia, officers of FIA Ahmed Latif, Capt (R) Muhammad Shoaib, Course Commander Police College, Sihala SP Aamir Khalil Syed, officers of Police College, Sihala and faculty members attended the ceremony. In his address, the DG FIA appreciated the role of Police College, Sihala in imparting training to the officers of police and other law enforcement agencies. He said that it was need of the hour that capacity-building training courses should be conducted on modern lines to fulfil the requirements.

He welcomed the newly-trained inspectors of FIA and advised them to uphold high moral values and keep in mind that the ultimate authority rested was Almighty Allah to whom they were answerable.

He also advised that they should behave with respect and patience and do not exceed their limits and powers.

Commandant Police College, Sihala DIG EhsanTufail highlighted the contributions of the college which is considered one of the best training colleges of the country that has so far imparted training to 85,000 trainees not only from Pakistan but also from abroad.

He said that they had been focusing on maintaining high standard of training besides inculcating high moral values, character building, protection of human rights and making all the trainees conversant with the law as well as IT-based techniques.

He further stated that a well-trained and motivated force could efficiently avert unlawful activities and crimes.

Director Training FIA Basharat Mehmud Shahzad took oath from the newly-trained inspectors that they would remain faithful to the country by maintaining supremacy of the law. Course Commander Police College, Sihala SP Aamir Khalil Syed highlighted the salient features of the six-month long course in which the trainees had been imparted academic courses besides physical training including horse riding, firing, parade and other related drills so that they could perform their duties efficiently. 

Later, certificates were distributed among all participants of the course and shields were given on outstanding performances in different categories. Commandant Police College Sihala presented memento of thecCollege to the DG FIA.