ISLAMABAD: A two-day Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) family gala on Saturday started here at F-9 park to provide entertainment facilities to residents of the city.
Puppet shows have been arranged for the children while various kinds of swings have been placed there. Entry in this gala, starting in the afternoon, is free of cost and more than 125 stalls of edible items, jewellery, clothes and others have been arranged there to attract the visitors.
Islamabad Chief Commissioner Aftab Akbar Durrani inaugurated the event and said that it was very good opportunity for the citizens to come with their families and get entertainment through healthy activities. He added that Islamabad police would cooperate for arrangements and security for holding this gala.
Islamabad IGP Dr Sultan Azam Temuri said that people would have a good opportunity here to spend their free hours in the good atmosphere along with their kids. ITP have also arranged magic shows, puppet show, dog show, face painting, jumping castle slides and cartoon show for this gala.
“Purpose of arranging this gala is to ensure friendly police ecology, and strengthen relations between police and public,” the IGP added.
He further said that the ITP had also managed its stalls in gala where education team of police would educate people about road safety tips and traffic rules.
Islamabad Traffic Police SSP Malik Matloob said that people from remote areas had also placed their stalls in this gala and introducing their products at comparatively cheaper rates. He added that the purpose of arranging the event was to provide the citizens with an opportunity to spend their time in a relaxed atmosphere.