‘Organisations’ support helps police earn civil society’s confidence’

Chattogram Metropolitan Police (CMP) Commissioner Saleh Mohammad Tanvir said when important organisations and institutions like that of a local chamber and commerce body assist police in performing their activities, the confidence of the civil society towards the law enforcers increases and people become more respectful of the law.

The CMP Commissioner made the remarks at progamme at the latter’s office on Thursday where Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) provided a patrol car to the CMP to enhance the latter’s logistics support for policing across in the port city.

At the programme, CCCI President Mahbubul Alam handed over the car keys to Commissioner Tanvir.

Addressing the programme, CCCI President said that being one of the oldest trade bodies in the country, the Chittagong Chamber has been taking various activities from time to time part of its social responsibility.

“Besides, the CCCI has set up free sample collection booths at various places in the city including medical, police lines, and sells consumer goods at help low-income people. We believe that this contribution of the Chamber will play a helpful role in the modernization and progress of the police force,” he added.

CMP Commissioner said inclusion of another car would play an effective role in modernizing the police force and help in making the work of the police more dynamic.  

Cooperation of organizations like CCCI with the police administration would play a very effective role in ensuring the improvement of law and order in the society, he added.

Director of the Chamber and Member Secretary of Community Policing Ahid Siraj Chowdhury Swapan, Additional Commissioner of Police Amena Begum, Shyamal Kumar Nath and SM Mostaq Ahmed Khan, Deputy Commissioner of Police Md. Amir Zafar, SM Mostain Hossain, Md Mokhlesur Rahman were present on the occasion.