The incumbent government is all set to launch the Universal Pakistan Emergency Helpline (PEHEL) 911 in October to stop the increasing ratio of crimes across the country.
Prime Minister Imran Khan last day was briefed over the development. PM directed the concerned authorities to complete their work with no further delay and launch the service as soon as possible.
The meeting was attended by Home Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, SAPM Dr Shahbaz Gill, Home Secretary, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Chairman Nadra, Chief Commissioner Islamabad, DG National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC), DG National Information Technology Board (NITB) and other officers concerned attended.
While commenting on the matter, PM Imran Khan said that protection of masses and their properties was the constitutional responsibility of government, saying that technology had an important role in fulfilling this responsibility.