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INTERPOL Islamabad Executive Staff

Law enforcement services in Pakistan are provided by a combination of federal and provincial police forces.  Together these forces are responsible for:

  • Preventing, detecting and investigating crime;
  • Protecting life, property and freedom;
  • Collecting and sharing criminal intelligence;
  • Locating and bringing offenders to justice;
  • Preserving public peace;
  • Protecting women and children.

Provincial policing

Basic law and order action is carried out by the police of the four provincial governments:

  • Punjab Police; 
  • Sindh Police;
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police;
  • Balochistan Police.

Together the four provincial police forces are made up of more than 325,000 officers.

Federal policing

The Ministry of Interior is responsible for national security.


  • Command the federal police organizations;
  • Command the civil armed forces;
  • Assist and support provincial governments.

Federal police organizations:

Ministry of Interior:

  • Federal Investigation Agency (FIA);
  • Pakistan Rangers;
  • Frontier Corps;
  • Pakistan Coast Guard;
  • National Police Bureau;
  • National Police Academy;
  • National Police Management Board.

Ministry of Communications:

  • National Highways and Motorways Police.

Ministry of Narcotics Control:

  • Anti-Narcotics Force.

Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)

The FIA is headquartered in Islamabad with regional units across the country. With a strength of 3,500 officers, its mandate is to investigate and prosecute offences relating to:

  • Corruption;
  • Organized crime and terrorism;
  • Immigration, trafficking in human beings and smuggling;
  • Money laundering;
  • Financial, high-tech and white collar crime;
  • Intellectual property rights.

INTERPOL Islamabad

The INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Pakistan is part of the FIA’s International Cooperation Branch, the exclusive platform for all Pakistan investigations requiring international outreach.

Headed by the FIA Director General, INTERPOL Islamabad’s day-to-day work is supervised by an NCB Director. Staffed by of 15 officials, INTERPOL Islamabad also has four sub-bureaus located at each of the four FIA provincial headquarters.

INTERPOL Islamabad activities are carried out by five sections:

  • Europe and Americas;
  • Middle East;
  • Asia and Africa;
  • Drugs and Organized Crime;  
  • General (training and events). 
INTERPOL Islamabad in action
09 June 2016

Online sale of fake medicines and products targeted in INTERPOL operation

LYON, France - Fake cancer medication, substandard HIV and diabetes testing kits, counterfeit dental equipment and illicit surgical equipment – just a snapshot of the potentially life-threatening drugs and goods seized during INTERPOL’s Operation Pangea IX.Targeting the illicit online sale of medicines and medical devices and involving some 193 police, cu...
21 December 2015

Falsified and illicit medicines worth USD 7 million seized across Asia in INTERPOL-led operation

LYON, France – Falsified and illicit medicines worth an estimated USD 7 million were seized across Asia in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation to combat pharmaceutical crime in the region.Involving 13 Asian countries, Operation Storm VI saw the arrest of 87 individuals and the investigation of nearly 500 pharmacies and markets, as well as some 100 illicit o...
23 October 2015

INTERPOL course aims to boost efforts against chemical attacks

KUANTAN, Malaysia – Identifying, investigating and successfully prosecuting the criminal use of chemical agents was the focus of an INTERPOL training course in Malaysia for law enforcement officers, first responders, as well as health and environmental officials.Under the framework of INTERPOL’s Project Litmus, the five-day training course (19-23 October)...
10 October 2014

INTERPOL congratulates joint Nobel Peace Prize winners from India and Pakistan

LYON, France – On behalf of the international law enforcement community, INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has congratulated India’s Kailash Satyarthi  and Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai after they jointly won the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to improve the rights of children.   Child education activist Malala Yousafzai, aged 17, w...
13 May 2011

INTERPOL condemns suicide terror attack in Pakistan

MINSK, Belarus - INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has condemned in the strongest terms bomb attacks on a paramilitary force academy in north-west Pakistan which killed 80 people. The Pakistani Taliban said they carried out the attack to avenge the death of Osama Bin Laden.Speaking from Minsk where he is meeting with senior Interior Ministry offi...
04 April 2011

Abu Dhabi police buildings meet top security standards, says INTERPOL report

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The Abu Dhabi police buildings have been assessed as meeting the highest international security standards, according to an INTERPOL audit report which INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble handed over to the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at a meeting on Monday.A...
24 March 2011

Pakistan honours INTERPOL

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - President Asif Ali Zardari of Pakistan has given special recognition to the world's largest police organization after conferring the Hilal-e Pakistan (Crescent of Pakistan) award to INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble on the occasion of Pakistan's National Day.Accepting one of Pakistan's highest civilian awards as 'a great hon...
11 November 2010

INTERPOL condemns murder of police officers in Karachi bomb attack

LYON, France – INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble has condemned as 'contemptible and cowardly' the suspected suicide car bomb attack on Thursday against the anti-terrorist police headquarters in Karachi, Pakistan, which left at least 20 dead and 100 injured. Gunmen are reported to have opened fire on a security checkpoint to clear the way for the...
01 June 2010

Pakistani journalist reported located and uninjured in Israel after INTERPOL alert

LYON, France – Missing Pakistani journalist Talat Hussain Syed has been identified and located in Israel, following close co-operation between INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau (NCB) Jerusalem, its General Secretariat Headquarters in Lyon, France and the National Central Bureau in Islamabad, less than 24 hours after INTERPOL issued an international missi...
06 August 2009

Pakistan asks INTERPOL member countries to help find 13 fugitives wanted for Mumbai terror attacks

LYON, France – INTERPOL’s National Central Bureau (NCB) in Islamabad, Pakistan, has issued a global alert for 13 individuals wanted by police authorities in Pakistan in connection with the ongoing investigation into the Mumbai terror attacks of November 2008.The alert asks INTERPOL member countries to assist in locating the fugitives and immedia...

Red Notices 13

Age today: 43 years old
Nationality: Pakistan


Age today: 36 years old
Nationality: Pakistan


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Yellow Notices 17

Age today: 72 years old
Nationality: Pakistan


Age today: 35 years old
Nationality: Pakistan


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