Wajid Durrani new DG NAB Sindh
KARACHI: The newly-appointed Director General National Accountability Bureau Sindh, Wajid Ali Khan Durrani took over the charge of NAB Sindh on Monday. Wajid Ali Khan Durrani is an experienced bureaucrat and has served on senior positions in federal and Sindh government. He was received by the outgoing DG Major (r) Shabbir Ahmed and was presented a guard of honour. Later, the DG was introduced to all the directors of NAB Sindh and had a tea with all the officers. The new DG was later given an operational and administrative briefing by the respective staff officers.
The outgoing DG Major (r) Shabbir Ahmed is awaiting posting and has served as DG NAB Sindh for one and a half year. Earlier, Shabbir had a telephonic conversation with NAB Chairman Admiral (r) Fasih Bokhari and thanked him for his continued guidance end support.The chairman appreciated the services and performance of the outgoing DG for heading the NAB Sindh with sincerity and honesty.Moreover, Additional IG Crime, Iqbal Mehmood who is in grade 20, has assumed the charge as the new Additional, IG Karachi on Monday.
Mehmood has replaced Akhtar Hussain Gorchani who has now been transferred to the Intelligence Bureau. Lastly, Mehmood was posted as the Additional IG, Crime and South Zone DIG. He faced a tough time during his posting at the South Zone as the Lyari gang war between Rehman Dakait and Ghaffar Zikri group had continued which claimed several lives. His name was being considered since three years for his appointment as Additional IG, Karachi but he was unable to be appointed each time due to unknown reasons.
IGP FOR EXTRAORDINARY SECURITY PLAN FOR RAMAZAN: The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Sindh, Fayyaz Leghari, has called for an extra-ordinary security plan for the coming month of Ramazan. He directed on Monday that for devising such a strategy special attention be paid towards consultations with all the stakeholders as well as the Ulema so as to also ensure fostering religious harmony.The IGP instructed that meetings with industrialists and businessmen of the industrial zones and markets be held at zone/range level for finalizing the Ramzan security plan and every effort be made for its implementation.
He also directed that contacts with Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, and other organizations be strengthened for the exchange of intelligence and other required information.The IGP also called for concrete steps for the security of mosques, Imambargahs and Namaz and Tarehvi congregations.He further directed that there be police picketing, patrolling and random checking at the designated places and that the ban on carrying and exhibition of weapons and aerial firing be implemented effectively.