Protection of life, property of people primary responsibility of govt: PM

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Prime Minister Imran Khan said the protection of life and property of the people is the primary responsibility of the government.

He was presiding a meeting of the concerned officers of the Ministry of Interior and the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication in Islamabad on Monday to get update on the establishment of Universal Pakistan Emergency Helpline 911.

The Prime Minister directed the concerned authorities to remove all obstacles in the commencement of service as soon as possible to curb crime in the country.

The Prime Minister was informed that all necessary work including inter-provincial liaison has been completed and the helpline will be ready for regular opening by the first week of October this year.

The Prime Minister hoped the launch of this helpline would help ensure peace and security in the country by enabling timely action against crime.