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Tech Valley Pakistan and Karachi Police Join Forces to Propel Policing into the Digital Age with Google Workspace

Karachi, 30th October 2023 — Karachi Police and Tech Valley Pakistan, a Google Workspace and Google for Education Partner in Pakistan are proud to announce a transformative collaboration aimed at revolutionizing law enforcement through digital innovation. This visionary initiative promises to streamline policing processes, resulting in more effective law enforcement and enhanced public safety.

An MOU was signed between Mr. Imran Yaqub, DIG Administration, Karachi Police with Mr. Umar Farooq, CEO Tech Valley Pakistan, in the presence of Regional head of Google for Education, Australia, New Zealand and Pakistan, Mr. Paul Hutchings and Google for Education Consultant for Asia Pacific Region, Mr. Harris Sufian.

Mr. Imran Yaqub, DIG Administration Karachi Police said, “The Karachi Police is committed to enhancing its operational capabilities through technology, and the adoption of Google Workspace is a pivotal step towards achieving this goal. Under this partnership, every Karachi Police official will receive a secure digital identity, ensuring streamlined access to critical information.”

Mr. Umar Farooq, CEO of Tech Valley, emphasized, “This partnership marks a significant step in our mission to leverage technology for societal betterment. Together with Google tools, we are poised to bring innovative solutions to the forefront, making our communities safer, more efficient, and more connected.”

In addition to that, Google for Education tools will be leveraged in the Karachi Police Training Department coupled with the power of Chromebooks which are based on the Google operating system that is speedy, smart, and secure. To kick start this journey, Tech Valley will be donating 10 Chromebooks to the training department to help them explore how these devices can be helpful across the whole police department.

Mr. Paul Hutchings, Regional Head of Google for Education for New Zealand, Australia, and Pakistan, shared his enthusiasm, stating, “We are genuinely excited to be a part of this journey, and we are eagerly looking forward to exploring new avenues of collaboration and partnership.”

The partnership between Tech Valley Pakistan, Karachi Police, and Google Workspace marks a significant milestone in the modernization of law enforcement processes. By embracing digital transformation and utilizing the robust security features of Google Workspace, the Karachi Police is poised to enhance operational efficiency and better serve the public.