PESHAWAR: Dr Muhammad Naeem Khan on Monday assumed the charge of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Inspector General of Police (IGP) at ceremony held at Central Police Office (CPO) Peshawar.
On arrival to the police headquarters he was received by high rank police officers posted at CPO. A smartly turned out contingent of police presented guard of honour to the new top cop of the province.
Naeem laid wreath at martyrs’ memorial at CPO and offered Fateha for the policemen who had died in the line of the duty.
Dr Naeem joined Police Service of Pakistan through CSS in 1987. Before his posting as IGP K-P he was serving as IGP Azad Jammu and Kashmir. During his service he performed his duty as ASP Gujranwala, Sadar Attock and Nawankot Lahore. He also served as SP Cantt, Lahore, District SP Nowshera and Kohat, SP Crime Branch, SSP Highway Patrolling Police (HPP) Rawalpindi, SSP/AIG Islamabad Police and DPO Sargodha.
He also proved his mettle as Deputy Director National Police Academy, Deputy Director FIA, Deputy Director General and Joint Director General Intelligence Bureau.
He also served as Regional Police Officer Hazara, Additional IGP Operations and Additional IGP Commandant Elite Force. He has also participated and completed various professional courses inside and outside the country.
Later on, presiding over an introductory meeting of high ranking police officers posted at CPO he said: “we must stand up as a team and everyone has to contribute to see the force successful in combating confronting challenges”.
“We must come up to the attached expectations of the general public through better service delivery.”
Published in The Express Tribune, February 12th, 2019.