LAHORE – A farewell dinner was hosted in the honour of outgoing Inspector General of Police (IGP) Punjab Muhammad Habibur Rehman here at the Central Police Office (CPO) on Monday night.

Addressing the participants, the IGP asked the officers to work hard with commitment to ensure provision of justice at the grass root level in the society. He also said that retirement is the part of the life since the ranks are a test of the human being in this world. In order to pass the test, we must work hard with honesty and commitment and.

Advocate General Punjab Chaudhry Manzoor, former IGP’s including Rana Maqbool, Khawaja Khalid Farooq, Shaukat Javed, Major Zia-ul-Hassan, Ahmed Naseem, Azhar Hassan Nadeem, Khalid Lateef, Tariq Pervaiz, Additional-IG’s, CCPO Lahore, DIG (Operations) and CTO Lahore were also present on this occasion besides the RPOs and DPOs from all over the province.

On behalf of the police, Additional-IG Punjab Malik Khuda Bakhash Awan paid rich tributes to the IGP stating that he played role of a best crime-fighter in the province. He also described the personality of Habib-ur-Rehman is brave, honest, and humble and kind. He further said the IGP’s policies logically helped the department improve its image in the media.

He further said that it was for the first time that the doors of the CPO were opened for everybody and the public was granted direct access and the credit goes to the IGP.

Meanwhile, Additional-IG Traffic Punjab Kalb-e-Abbas, Additional-IG (PHP) Khan Baig, Additional-IG (Finance) Sarmad Saeed, Additional-IG Training Mubarak Ali Athar, Additional-IG (CTD) Mushtaq Sukhera, Additional-IG (Special Branch) Punjab Nasir Khan Durrani, Additional-IG (Commandant Punjab Constabulary) Ahmed Raza Tahir, and Additional-IG (Investigations) Naseem-ul-Zaman presented souvenir to the IGP on this occasion.