Karachi: The two-day capacity building workshop on “Strategic Communication and Media Engagement in Crisis Situation” for the Sindh Police Officials and Rangers, concluded at the Central Police Office (CPO) Karachi, here Friday.
The workshop was organized by the ‘Pakistan Peace Collective’ (PPC) search for and communication project of the Ministry of Information &Broadcasting. The concluded session of the training workshop was graced with the presence of Major-General Umar Ahmad Bukhari Director-General (DG) Rangers Sindh and Inspector General of Police Sindh Dr Syed Kaleem Imam.
Director-General Rangers Major General Omar Ahmad Bukhari while addressing the participants said, the officials of all the relevant organizations including LEA’s need to learn the skills of communication in order to appropriately highlight the national narrative. The challenges posed by violent extremism. He also appreciated the efforts of PPC and the ministry of Information & Broadcasting for arranging specialized training on how to interact with media during any crisis situation.
The IGP Sindh Police Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam in his concluding remarks
lauded the efforts of PPC and Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
for organizing the training workshop on Strategic Communication
throughout the country for various organizations. These efforts, he
added, would help create a better understanding between media and
various government organizations in confronting the challenges posed
by violent extremism.
The CEO PPC while speaking on the occasion, appreciated the support
extended by Sindh Police and Rangers in organizing the training workshop. He also appreciated the interest shown by the participants
in trying to learn the skills of communication, which are essential to
building the confidence of the people in the government organizations
responsible for their security. The judges and trainers of the workshop included. Gen (R) Shahid Iqbal, Mian Sanaullah Former Ambassador, Saud Ahmed Mirza FormerDG FIA.