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United Kingdom Department of Transport providing Security Assistance equipment to Airport Security Force

Rawalpindi: To beef up the existing security system at our airports, the UK Department of Transport is providing Security Assistance Programme which will include 18 Explosive Detection System (EDS) equipment to Airport Security Force (ASF) for use at our major Airports.

This assistance programme also includes basic training and one year maintenance program. The handing over ceremony was held in the Ministry of Defence today in the presence of Secretary Defence, Lt. General (Retd) Syed Athar Ali and British High Commissioner to Pakistan, H.E. Adam Thompson.

Both the governments have also agreed to continue their cooperation in the field of aviation security. In order to maintain the relationship on more sustainable basis, they have agreed to continue meetings more frequently.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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