Karachi: The pilot project for Karachi Safe City will be introduced in areas such as Red Zone, Shahrah-e-Faisal, and entry/exit points of the metropolis, a news source reported. The decision was taken during the 23rd meeting of the provincial apex committee that was presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah.
Corps Commander Karachi Lt-Gen Humayun Saeed, Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Shah, Minister for Works Syed Nasir Shah, CM’s Adviser on Law Murtaza Wahab, Home Secretary Kazi Kabir, Advocate General, DG Rangers Maj-Gen Mohammad Saeed, IGP Sindh Dr Kaleem Imam, Prosecutor General Sindh, and other relevant officials attended the meeting.
DG Rangers Maj-Gen Mohammad Saeed said that the safe city project should not be limited to the installation of CCTV cameras. He added that a proper mechanism should be devised to achieve desired results.
Corps Commander Lt-Gen Humayun Aziz said that the authorities concerned should keep a close watch on cyber security of the project before it is handed over to an operator.
The committee later accorded its approval to the Home Department to determine the executing agency by inviting bids from NADRA, Pakistan Army and Chinese firms.