RAWALPINDI - A seminar was organised by the Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) in collaboration with Rawalpindi police to create awareness among the youth and to bridge the gap between youth and police.

The seminar, which held at the Government Dennys Higher Secondary School, under the chair of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Syed Zeeshan Haider and Syed Kausar Abbas, Programme Manager of CPDI.

While addressing the session, Kausar Abbas urged the government to provide more and more facilities to the police department so that the notorious Thana Culture could be changed. He said that the youth should cooperate with police to control the crime from their respective areas.

ASP Zeeshan Haider said that police was public friendly top most priority which was to guard the lives and property of people.

He said that a close relationship between police and public was mandatory for eradication of crime from the society. 

He said that the police were always here to facilitate the public and trying to promote the community policing by involving people from different walks of life in the policing issues. "The citizens should take care of themselves and keep a vigil on anti-social elements" ASP added.

The Police Station Banni Station House Officer Nadeem Zafar also addressed the session and encouraged the students to take part in the community policing.