Sindh Inspector General (IG) Allah Dino Khawaja has directed DIG Headquarters to re-designate a post of grade-19 as Additional IG, provincial foreigners security cell (FSC) at the Central Police Office to ensure security of Chinese nationals working in the province in connection with the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
"The Special Branch should also establish offices at the range or district level for coordinated security cover," he said while presiding over a meeting on Tuesday.
The IG also reviewed the ongoing recruitment process of 2,000 retired army personnel as a dedicated security force for the CPEC projects and directed to accelerate the establishment of the special protection unit.
At the meeting, Sindh police focal person for CPEC, DIG Dr Ameen Yusufzai, informed that over 3,470 Chinese nationals are working on 118 projects in the province.
Published in The Express Tribune, April 6th, 2016.