Security plan for election day likely to be finalised today | Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A meeting will be held at the Election Commission of Pakistan today to finalise the security plan for the election day.

The meeting will be headed Chief Election Commissioner Sardar Muhammad Raza, while ECP has summoned the new chief secretaries and inspectors general of police of all four provinces.

The deployment of army personnel at polling stations will also be discussed at the meeting.

Chief secretaries, IGPs

The chief secretaries and police chiefs of all four provinces were replaced in a major reshuffling of the top bureaucracy on June 13.

According to a notification issued earlier today, Kaleem Imam has been appointed as the new inspector-general of police (IGP) Punjab, replacing Captain (retd) Arif Nawaz Khan. Prior to his latest appointment, Imam served as IG Islamabad and Motorway Police, and also worked for the UN peacekeeping mission.

Imam holds a PhD in politics and international relations, and has been awarded the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz in recognition of his services.

Amjad Saleemi, IG National Highway & Motorway Police, has been named as the new IG Sindh police. He will be replacing AD Khawaja.

Mohammad Tahir has been appointed as IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police, replacing Salahuddin Mehsud.

Mohsin Butt has been named as the new IG of Balochistan police.

The notification also named Akhtar Nazir Warraich as chief secretary Balochistan, Naveed Kamran Baloch for KP, Azam Salman for Sindh and Akbar Durrani for Punjab. 

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