takes charge: Riaz Nazir Gara has taken over the charge of his post as DIG in Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) on Monday. Gara, who joined the police force in 1997 as ASP, has also served in CTD, Elite, DIG Traffic Punjab and RPO Gujranwala, Toba Toba Tek Singh and Gujrat. He also had the honour of serving in the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission thrice.
After assuming office, Mr. Gara held a brief meeting with his subordinates and instructed them to perform their duties with utmost diligence, honesty and conscientiousness. He said no effort should be spared for the protection of life and property of the people and for the service and safety of the passengers.
He directed the regional and district officers to make formal visits to the check posts and ensure attendance of personnel at the posts.