A memorandum of understanding was signed here on Tuesday between the Government College University Lahore and Punjab Police’s Research & Development Branch for sharing qualified Human Resources, facilitating research projects and providing internship opportunities to students.

Inspector General of Police, Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan and Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi signed the accord at a graceful ceremony at the Central Police Office.

Speaking on the occasion, IG Punjab Rao Sardar Ali Khan announced that as many as 50 students of GCU would be provided internship under the Punjab Police Internship Program. He said that the 10-week internship program would involve students in a variety of branches, including research and operations.

He said the Punjab Police is working with a diverse group of educational institutions to eradicate intolerance in the society and promote community policing.

The IG Punjab proudly said GCU is my alma mater; more than 80 percent officers in Punjab police are Ravians. He said the culture of research in police is being promoted Punjab Police in collaboration with the reputed educational institutions.

Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Asghar Zaidi appreciated the sacrifices and services of Punjab Police, saying that children of police martyrs would be granted admissions in GCU on a priority basis.

He said expressed gratitude to IGP for providing internship to his students, saying these internships would provide practical experience to GCU students in the day-to-day operations of a law enforcement agencies. He went on to say that we will hold seminars at GCU to raise awareness about the role of police in our society.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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