PESHAWAR: The High Commissioner of Canada Her Excellency Wendy Gilmour along with UNODC Country Representative Mr Milsom met with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Law Minister Mr
Sultan Muhammad and Minister for Information Mr Shaukat Yousafzai on Tuesday to handover 500 bulletproof vests and helmets to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police in the
presence of the Inspector General Dr Muhammad Naeem.
The representative of NACTA of Foreign Affairs was also present on the occasion.
The assistance is being delivered under an agreed framework between the Government
of Pakistan and the UNODC for enhancing the criminal justice response to effectively
countering the threats of terrorism and other related crimes.
During the ceremony, the High Commissioner of Canada H.E. Wendy Gilmour said “The Government of Canada is pleased to support police and security officials in KP. Our contribution is designed to allow greater mobility and safety of counter-terrorism officials and support investigation and the judicial process”.
The Provincial Law Minister Mr Sultan Muhammad and Minister for Information Mr.
Shaukat Yousafzai welcomed the assistance from the Government of Canada and
thanked UNODC for their continued support to the province by providing technical
assistance to criminal justice agencies in overcoming the challenges posed by
transnational organized crime and terrorism.
“We look forward to continuing working in collaboration with our international partners in
delivering tailor-made technical support and assistance to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa based
on their priorities and needs” said Mr. Jeremy Milsom, UNODC Country