Services, sacrifices of CAFs in ensuring security commendable: Nisar

APP53-16 ISLAMABAD: May 16 - IG-FC Balochistan (South) Major General Sardar Tariq Aman called on Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan at Punjab House. APP

ISLAMABAD, May 16 (APP): Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday said services and sacrifices of Civil Armed Forces (CAFs) in ensuring internal and external security are not a secret as entire nation regards their hard work.
“People of Pakistan acknowledge sacrifices of personnel of CAFs. In view of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and law and order in Balochistan, role of Frontier
Corps (FC) in the province has become more important,” he said.
He was talking to Inspector General, Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan (South), Major
General Sardar Tariq Aman, who called on him here.
Chaudhry Nisar said it was imperative that FC personnel should be trained on modern
ground and to further increase their performance, use of technology was must to meet
security challenges.
He said federal government was doing everything possible and trying to improve their
operational needs through capacity building initiatives.
He said the government had spent more than Rs 80 billion during last four years to meet
professional requirements, further improvement in services of CAFs and also
establishment of new wings which demonstrates that the government not only
acknowledges CAFs role but also wishes to further improve their services.
He said measures were being adopted to meet challenges such as monitoring of
common borders with Iran and Afghanistan, curbing of human trafficking as well as
smuggling and added modern technology was being introduced to have a constant
check on bordering areas while new crossing points were also being constructed.
He said success of such initiatives requires that special attention should be given to
capacity building of FC personnel so as to achieve desired objectives.