Federal Investigation Agency
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), the chief investigative agency of Federal Government and a department of Federal Interior Ministry. The FIA is charged with the investigation of violations of most Federal Criminal Laws from foreign intelligence and terrorist activities. It also provides services to other law enforcement agencies, including Fingerprint Identification, Laboratory Analysis of criminal evidence, Police training, and access to a Centralized Crime information database. Because of its broad mandate, the FIA is one of the most multidimensional and significant agency in the Government. The Agency traces its origins to 1974, when the Prime Minister Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto conceived and created a new Law Enforcement Agency on the pattern of American (FBI) Federal Bureau of Investigation. The old name of FIA was “Special Police Establishment” that traces its origin since 1947. The present name and formation came into being in 1974.
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... ask this question “Is there any department made to control corruption of federal departments?” because the FIA did not advertise about its very existence for general awareness of common people, resulting ... the country so the people from remote areas have no or little approach to the Agency, in this concern the circles or the field offices may be extended to the district level for an easy approach of the common man ... should be given in selection of officers of the Agency because FIA has to perform sophisticated and technical type of task like FBI of United States of America ...
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