13-Member Chinese delegation meets Sindh Chief Minister to discuss security matters; delegation was told that an important accused has been arrested in Karachi University Suicide Bomb case.
As per police record, 3637 Chinese are working on eight CPEC projects in Sindh and for their security the government has deployed 3361 personnel including 1500 policemen, 517 Army personnel, 173 Rangers, 28 FC personnel and 1143 private security guards.
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah shared this information with a 13-member Chinese delegation led by Deputy Director General CTD of China Mr. Gao Fei, who called on him at CM House on Monday and discussed security of Chinese nationals working in the province.
The delegation also sought progress in the investigation of suicide attack in Karachi University.
The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Sohail Rajput, IG Police Ghulam Nabi Memon, Home Secretary Saeed Mangnijo, Adl IG CTD Imran Yakoob Minhas and Special Secretary to CM Rahim Shaikh. The Chinese delegation members include Consul General of China in Karachi Mr. Li Bijian, police counsellor in China Embassy Li Qingchun, Technical Expert from Mr. Li Zhigang, CTD of MPS Li Xiaoguang, Director, technical expert from cyber–Security Ma Jingchao, Expert from Shanghai police authority Pei Lianxi, and others.
Shah said that CPEC security was being dealt with by 441 brigade of SSD and supported by the Special Police Unit of Sindh Police.
According to the CM there are 21 Government Sponsored non- CPEC projects, including NED University and Karachi University and 194 are Private Sponsored (non- CPEC) projects where 2,879 Chinese were working. The CM said that his government was also providing them security.
The IG Police, Ghulam Nabi Memon briefing on the progress of the Karachi University suicide attack case said that in the in-depth investigation of the case, technical and ground sources have been utilized in the case. He added that with the efforts of the CTD Intelligence team an important accused has been arrested.
The details of the investigation have been shared with the Chinese concerned authorities.
The Chinese delegation told the chief minister that they were technically strengthening CTD and the Special Branch of Sindh Police. The chief minister thanked the Chinese authorities for their support. (PR)