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  • 1,700 policemen on VIP security duty being withdrawn

    KARACHI: The city police authorities have decided to withdraw around 1,700 personnel from security of senior officials, politicians and VIPs in order to enhance security of Muharram-related mourning processions and majalis, and to provide security to around 40,000 individuals of the Dawoodi Bohra community from over 40 countries who are in the city to attend the Ashra-i-Mubaraka...

    With the beginning of Muharram, the security...
  • After ban, Turkish Airlines to offer laptops to VIP travellers

    ISTANBUL: Turkish Airlines on Saturday said it would offer laptops to business-class travellers after Britain and the United States banned large electronic devices from the cabin of flights from certain countries...

    Washington has barred all electronic devices larger a mobile phone on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in seven Middle Eastern countries and Turkey, only allowing them to be transported in hold luggage
  • ‘Unofficial’ VIP duties create dearth of police force for Lahore

    LAHORE: Over 6,000 policemen from the operations wing of Lahore police are guarding VIPs, VVIPs and their families, leaving people at the mercy of outlaws and terrorists...

    Out of the 6,000, 2,000 policemen have been permanently designated to protect personalities they are not authorised to, including politicians, national and provincial lawmakers, ministers, bureaucrats, retired senior police officers, judges and their families
  • Chief justice urged to get VIP protocol

    Khawaja to avail of VIP protocol and security in the wake of prevailing law and order situation in the country...

    Soon after assuming charge of his office on Monday, Justice Khawaja had refused to receive VIP protocol and take a bulletproof car...

  • VIP facilities sought for spouses, children of former lawmakers

    ISLAMABAD: All parties talk about ending the VIP culture, but when it comes to perks and privileges for themselves they flock together like the birds of a feather...

    When contacted, Mohsin Aziz, whose PTI has been campaigning for ending the VIP culture from the country, said the resolution would not promote the VIP culture...

  • Reining in VIP expenses

    But when does high-profile security start to unnecessarily and unfairly impinge on the people’s rights? Of the hundreds of policemen idling around state residences and the dozens of vehicles in fast-moving convoys on cordoned off roads – how much of that is about pomp and display and how much truly about necessary, efficient and cost-minded security?At its root, the problem is that those making decisions about VIP lifestyles and security are...

  • Senate drops ‘VIP facilities’ resolution

    ISLAMABAD: The Senate dropped on Monday a controversial resolution urging the government to “extend facilities of VIPs” to all former members of parliament, their spouses and children, after three movers wrote letters to the chairman requesting him to remove their names from it...

    The other six movers were not present at the time the agenda item was taken up
  • Why we must come down hard on VIP culture

    Yet the upper-middle class gentleman, who uses his social standing to negotiate his way out of a traffic fine on his way to the airport, is incensed when his flight is delayed for a VIP...

    Why?Haven’t we all signed up for a system where each is entitled to grab whatever is in their power, common good be damned?This VIP culture is a consequence of a social, political, economic system that produces inequality at every step...

  • VIP visits, rush at hospital delay treatment of quake victims

    PESHAWAR: The victims of Monday’s earthquake faced unwanted delay in their treatment at the accident and emergency department of Lady Reading Hospital owing to rush of people and visits by VIPs and mediapersons...

    LRH, the province’s biggest health facility, received bulk of wounded people after the earthquake
  • World Teachers Day: VIP status conferred on 10 schoolteachers

    BAHAWALPUR: Punjab Education Minister Rana Mashhood Khan conferred the VIP status on 10 schoolteachers to acknowledge their invaluable services on the occasion of the World Teachers Day here on Wednesday...

    Inaugurating the district government’s pilot project, the minister also announced bringing the entire province under this project to honour the able and devoted teachers of all districts with the VIP status...

  • Citizens protest against VIP culture

    KARACHI: Citizens on Wednesday protested outside the Karachi Press Club against what they described as ‘VIP culture’ saying that incidents of harassment, abuse and physical assault by security men in protocol of VIPs were growing...

    They carried banners inscribed with slogans such as ‘No VIP culture’, etc, and chanted slogans demanding setting up of rules for VIPs’ movement and proper training and sensitisation of their security...

  • Govt bans VIP protocol at airports

    ISLAMABAD: As part of its austerity plan, the government has banned VIP protocol given by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to influential people at airports...

    Action will be taken against officials seen giving special treatment to any travellerIt had been observed that influential people were given VIP protocol at airports so that they could avoid standing in long queues and get cleared their luggage without any hustle, he...

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