QUETTA – Militancy hit provincial capital of Balochistan is about to get additional eyes to keep a check on miscreants and terrorist activities, PakistanTribe learnt from correspondent reports.
Authorities have approved the installation of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) at more than 250 points in the city. According to a source the number of CCTVs will be over 1,400 in total.
The decision was taken during a briefing given to Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch. The meeting was also told that X-ray machines would be installed at six exit and entry points of the city. Moreover, two command and control centres have been set up that will monitor with the help of CCTVs the movement of suspects and vehicles leaving or entering the city.
The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to execute the project in a transparent way to avoid criticism.
He stressed the need for using information technology to curb terrorism and crime and said that developed countries had made the life of their citizens secure by using the latest technology.