Japanese likely to train Sindh Police

19 Oct 2011


The Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wassan. – File Photo

KARACHI: The Government of Sindh is making efforts to get assistance of Japan to train Sindh Police on modern lines.

The Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wassan held a meeting with Japanese ambassador Hiroshi Oe and Consul General Masaharli Sato at his residence-cum-camp office on Wednesday.

The Japanese ambassador briefed the minister about the working pattern of the Japanese police and its performance to control crime.

He also gave a presentation on use of latest gadgets and technology to facilitate better policing in Japanese cities in the wake of growing threats of terrorism world wide.

The home minister expressed the desire to share the Japanese expertise in policing and exchange of technological know how to improve the performance of Sindh Police.

Both the sides were optimistic to work together in this regard.

Meanwhile, the minister also appreciated the role of government of Japan for extending assistance to rehabilitation efforts for flood affected people of the province.

“The Japanese government had earlier assisted Pakistan when Northern areas were hit by deadly earthquake and presently it has offered historical cooperation for rehabilitation of the rain and flood affected of the province,” he pointed out.

Similarly, Pakistan also reciprocated and provided all help to the people of Japan when needed, he maintained.

The trade relations between the two countries were also discussed on the occasion.