Nisar to inaugurate safe city project on Monday

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ISLAMABAD, June 5 (APP): Minister for Interior Ch. Nisar Ali Khan will
inaugurate safe city project in Islamabad on Monday, the sources said.

Under the project, 1950 surveillance cameras have been installed at different points of the city. The project will be helpful in maintaining law and order situation and improving traffic system in the federal capital.

The sources said that it was planned earlier to install 1,500 cameras but number of cameras has been increased from 1,500 to 1,950 after special interest of Minister for Interior Ch. Nisar Ali Khan.

This system would have facial detection system as camera based facial recognition software had been included. The video summary software and 4G technology has been acquired for CCTV cameras while a control centre has been established in Sector H-11.

The installation of CCTV cameras will also assist in controlling crime rate in the capital and keeping check on car-lifting. These gadgets will assist security departments in tracing criminal and suspect elements, the sources maintained.