KARACHI-Sindh Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ghulam Nabi Memon, on Tuesday directed the police that on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, effective steps should be taken for promotion of inter-faith harmony and the protection of life and property of the people at the level of district police range and zones.

The IGP said that regular consultation with religious figures and leaders should be ensured in view of arrangements for Eid Milad-un-Nabi and a contingency plan containing foolproof security measures should be established for review and further necessary measures should be furnished.

He said that the past experiences should be kept in view while preparing the contingency plan, and such a strategy and action plan should be devised which could further boost peace for 12th Rabiul Awwal processions and congregations. 

The IGP Sindh said that under the security plan to be devised during the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, effective steps should be taken to promote inter-religious harmony by coordinating with all the religious leaders, personalities and scholars and by using all professional skills of the police.

Mr Memon issued instructions the police to ensure the arrangements and implementation of the traffic plan on the occasion of 12th Rabiul Awwal at all levels, and in this regard, available manpower and resources should be used to ensure  smooth flow of traffic.