Washington, DC — (Azadi Times): Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Poonch Division (Pakistani-administered Jammu Kashmir) Sardar Zaheer Ahmed has been awarded the TIP Hero 2023 by the US Department of State. He is the first Kashmiri to receive this honor.
The Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Hero Award is given to individuals who have made significant contributions to the fight against human trafficking. DIG Ahmed was selected for the award in recognition of his work as the Director of the FIA Human Trafficking Unit.
During his five-year tenure as Director, DIG Ahmed worked tirelessly to stop human trafficking in Pakistan. He led the development of anti-trafficking laws, and he oversaw numerous arrests and convictions of traffickers.
In a statement, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said that DIG Ahmed is “a true hero in the fight against human trafficking.” He added that Ahmed’s “tireless work has made a real difference in the lives of victims of trafficking in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan.”
DIG Ahmed is a well-respected figure in the Azad Kashmiri Pakistani law enforcement community. He is known for his dedication to his work and his commitment to fighting human trafficking. His award is a testament to his hard work and dedication.
DIG Ahmed’s work has made a real difference in the lives of victims of human trafficking in Pakistan. He is a true hero in the fight against this crime.
About the TIP Hero Award
The TIP Hero Award is given annually by the US Department of State to individuals who have made significant contributions to the fight against human trafficking. The award is named after the Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, which is an annual report that assesses the efforts of countries around the world to combat human trafficking.
The TIP Hero Award is a prestigious award that recognizes the work of individuals who are making a difference in the fight against human trafficking. DIG Ahmed is a deserving recipient of this award, and his work has had a real impact on the lives of victims of human trafficking in Pakistan.