In order to highlight the soft image of police among the citizens, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police department has appointed Pakistan’s eminent cricketer Shaheen Shah Afridi as a goodwill ambassador, it emerged on Monday.
The KP police held a special ceremony in honour of Shaheen Shah Afridi, during which KP IG Moazzam Jah Ansari pinned the badges of honorary DSP on the pacer.
A large number of people attended the function.
The function was formally started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. The national anthem was performed on the occasion.
On this occasion, all the attendees, including the media representatives, stood up to the applause and paid tribute to Shaheen Shah Afridi.
Addressing the function, Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr Shehzad Ahmed Bangash said that Shaheen Shah Afridi is a shining star of our country and he has raised our head with pride and brightened our name at national and international level.
Pashtun soil is very fertile and the region has made a name for itself in sports,” he said. Who have made the name of the province famous by performing remarkable deeds with their God-given abilities.
The Chief Secretary lauded the efforts of IGP Moazzam Jah Ansari in organizing the unique and important event and commended the unparalleled sacrifices and role of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police in maintaining law and order in the society.
Renowned Pashto poet, intellectual and writer Prof. Dr. Abasin Yousafzai while expressing his views on the occasion said that Shaheen Shah Afridi is Shaheen not only in name but also in character and because of his cricket and performance the flag of Pakistan is always victorious.
The IGP said that different sports champions have emerged in the region in every era, including squash, hockey, cricket, volleyball, football, and in almost all sports, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa players from all over the world have joined the country and the nation.
The IGP said that just as Shaheen Shah Afridi led Lahore Qalandar and made him the PSL champion for the first time, so did he improve his image in the police force after becoming the goodwill ambassador of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police. Will be used.
The IGP said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa platform would be available to Shaheen Shah Afridi at all times and whenever the police launched a new initiative or a new app, Shaheen Shah Afridi would be at the forefront of improving the image of the police. The IGP said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police was in dire need of Shaheen Shah Afridi to improve its image and establish cordial relations with the people and hoped that both of them would be valuable for the province as they are residents of the province. Will continue to provide services.
Addressing the function, national diamond Shaheen Shah Afridi said that it was an honor for him to become a goodwill ambassador of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police by wearing a police uniform. He said that the real hero is not us but the police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police He said that the police of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were performing very difficult duties. And they salute his courage and greatness that he made peace by making great sacrifices in spite of many difficulties. He also assured the police of all possible support and availability.
A video film based on the performance of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police was also played on the occasion which was well received by the audience.