ISLAMABAD- President Mamnoon Hussain said only rule of law can ensure long term peace and stability in the country.

He was addressing the 15th annual award ceremony of National Highways and Motorway Police today.

The President said enforcement of law is always seen as a strict and rigid practice; however‚ the national highways and motorway police has proven it to be the soft face of the government in implementing law without any discrimination.

“The present government has set in motion its vision of expanding national and international trade corridors to establish linkages to the existing and the new markets. Only a secure road infrastructure can make this possible,” he told the gathering attended by a large number of officers of the NH&MP from all over the country.

He said that the efforts of National Highways & Motorway Police were bearing fruits and were clearly visible in the form of significant reduction of road accidents and greater safety.