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October 15, 2019
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Transgenders to be provided 5pc job in Sindh Police

KARACHI: Sindh police announced to allocate 5 percent quota in jobs to transgenders community.

Inspector General Dr Syed Kaleem Imam announced that members of the transgender community will be provided five per cent of the jobs in Sindh police for the first time.

The announcement came during a meeting between a delegation of transgenders with the Sindh police chief in Sukkur.

The transgender individuals will be offered various office jobs in the provincial police force, a statement quoted IG Imam as saying.

The Sindh police chief also said efforts were underway to restore the quota for disabled persons in the provincial police, and necessary officials steps will be taken in this regard soon.

Steps will also be taken to provide employment opportunities to people from minorities, he promised.

IG Imam said they were focusing on promoting a people-friendly atmosphere at the level of police stations and on bringing the policing standards at par with modern standards