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28 March, 2010
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The Special Issue of Pakistan Journal of Criminology (Vol.2, No. 1, Jan. 2010) was launched in the National Police Academy, Islamabad which is focused on Terrorism, Organized Crimes and Law-Enforcement. The Ambassador of Sweden Mrs. Ulrika Sundberg was the Chief Guest on the occasion. She said that Pakistan law-enforcement agencies should join hands and coordinate effectively in curbing the serious organized crimes like terrorism. She appreciated the role of Pakistan Society of Criminology which has embarked upon the criminological research and bridging the gap between practitioners and researchers. Federal Secretary for Narcotics Control Division, Mr. Tariq Khosa spoke on the topic of organized crime and international cooperation and demanded the international community to extend real and tangible cooperation to Pakistan without dictation and conditionalities. The Additional Chief Secretary FATA Mr. Habibullah Khan spoke that any alien change to the socio-cultural environment without prior development and education will be detrimental. Mr. Syed Shabbir Ahmad, the Commandant Police Academy underlined the need for an indigenous literature of criminology and policing sciences. Mr. Fasihuddin, the President of Pakistan Society of Criminology emphasized the need of a national criminal justice policy and national crime prevention policy. The Chief Guest distributed the Criminology Awards to Mr. Nazir Ul Hassan, Senior Researcher, National Police Bureau, Mr. Syed Akhtar Ali Shah, Deputy Inspector General of Police, Mardan, Mr. Muhammad Masood Khan, Principal Central Jail Staff Training Institute, Lahore, Mr. Abdul Khalique Sheikh, DIG Police East Karachi, Mr. Paul Petzchmann, from the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Mr. Mashhood Ahmad Mirza, Director Federal Ombudsman, Peshawar, Mr. Jawad Ullah Khan, Programme Manager, Save the Children Sweden, and Mr. Nisar Ahmad, SP Administration, National Police Academy, for their excellent contribution to the criminological literature and good police practices.