LAHORE:IG Punjab Sardar Ali Khan has said the role of teachers and students is of special importance in eradicating violence, intolerance and extremism from society.
The IG expressed these views while addressing the students at closing ceremony of third batch of Punjab Police Internship Programme at Central Police Office here on Thursday. He said police are promoting culture of research and development by providing internship opportunities to the students in the police offices so that the young students may keep themselves aware of the police work and challenges and more reforms may be incorporated in police working in the light of feedback received from the students.
Rao Sardar Ali Khan said that the internee students have been provided practical experience in the fields of Investigation, Operations, IT, Legal, and Establishment for a period of 6 weeks.
IG Punjab said that the students completing the internship would go as ambassadors of the police in the society and would further strengthen the atmosphere of trust and cooperation between police and people. 46 students of Government College University who completed their internship program were given certificates.
Students have also been taken to study tours of Punjab Safe City Authority, Police Training College, Punjab Forensic Science Agency during the internship so that they can be briefed effectively on all aspects of police working. Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Vice-Chancellor, Government College University, thanked Punjab Police for conducting an internship for students and said that the experience gained during the internship would be very useful for the students. During the ceremony, the students expressed their views on the working of the police and said that the Punjab Police Internship Program has not only provided awareness about the working of police but has also created a positive image of the police. On this occasion Additional IG Training, Additional IG Investigation, DIGs, Legal, IT, Investigation Lahore, and other officers including training distributed certificates among the students who completed the internship. At the end of the ceremony, IG Punjab presented a commemorative shield to Dr. Asghar Zaidi, Vice-Chancellor, Government College University.