LOWER DIR: A total of 12 officials of the Lower Dir police were promoted as Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) on passing their departmental promotion examination. A simple function in this regard was held at the DPO office Timergara here on Tuesday. The district police officer Ziaud Din, SP investigation Zahoor Ahmad, SP Counter Tterrorism Ddepartment Amjad Khan, DSP Headquarters Syed Ahmad Khan, DSP Legal Rashid Khan and DSP Investigation Syed Zaman Shah were present on the occasion. The DPO fastened batched to the newly promoted officials under the fast track promotion policy of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Public Service Commission. The Assistant Sub Inspector officers included Zaman, Khan Imran, Sajid Hayat, Azeem Badshah, Hashmatullah, Islam Zaman, Muhammad Farooq, Shakeel Ahmed, Asif Ali, Abdul Qadir, Muhammad Ismail and Ikramullah.
Speaking on the occasion, DPO Ziauddin Ahmed said that departmental promotion was the right of dutiful employees, however, promotion increased the duties and responsibilities which guaranteed the next departmental promotion if performed with honesty and devotion. The DPO congratulated the newly promoted ASIs and hoped they would further improve their contribution to the force.