ICCI holds reception to pay tribute to martyred and injured police constables

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Islamabad: /DNA/ – The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a reception to pay tribute to the martyred and injured police constables of I-10 suicide bomb blast. DIG Operations Sohail Zafar Chhata was the Chief Guest while SSP Operations Jameel Zafar and other police officers were also present on the occasion. The business community gave a standing ovation to the courage and bravery of the injured police constable Rashid. ICCI President Ahsan Zafar Bakhtavari also presented a check of five lakh rupees to the DIG Operations for the family of Head Constable Adeel Hussain who was martyred in the suicide blast.

Speaking on this occasion, Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry paid rich tribute to all the policemen on duty including Head Constable Shaheed Adeel Hussain and injured Constable Rashid, who thwarted the suicide blast in I-10, Islamabad and saved the city from bigger catastrophe. He said that the entire nation, including the business community, is proud of such brave police constables. He said that ICCI will provide free medicines to the injured police personnel of I-10 suicide blast with the support of its members. He also briefed the DIG Operations about the key issues of the business community related to the police. He suggested that cards should be issued to the employees working on shops and Police Conciliation Committees should be restored in which the Chamber should also be given representation.

Operations Sohail Zafar Chatta said in his address that the police is working on a comprehensive and effective strategy to prevent street crime and other crimes including theft and dacoity in the city. He thanked ICCI for holding a reception in honor of the injured Police Constable Rashid and presenting a check of five lakhs rupees for the family of martyred Head Constable Adeel Hussain. He said that every possible effort will be made to resolve the highlighted issues of the business community. He announced that the process of issuing cards to the employees working at the shops will be finalized in consultation with ICCI and Market Associations. He said that the police are working around the clock to protect the citizens and its performance will be further improved in cooperation with the business community.

ICCI Senior Vice President Faad Waheed also paid tribute to the services of martyred Head Constable Adeel Hussain and injured Police Constable Rashid and others and informed the DIG Operations about the police related issues related to 1-9 and I-10 sectors.

Shahzad Shabbir Abbasi President of F-6 Supermarket, Asad Aziz, President of F-7 Jinnah Super, Ahmed Khan President of F-10- Markaz and Chairman Tahir Abbasi, Raja Javed Iqbal, President of  G-9 Markaz, Zahir Abbasi, President of E-11 Markaz, Zahid Qureshi Secretary General of I-8 Markaz, Ameer Hamza from Sabzi Mandi I-11/4, , former SVP ICCI Khalid Chaudhry, former Vice President ICCI Saifur Rahman Khan and others also informed the DIG Operations about the issues of their respective markets and stressed the need for their solution.