Lahore, September 30, 2017 (PPI-OT):Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif here today presided over a meeting of the Provincial Cabinet Committee on Law and Order and reviewed security arrangements made in Lahore and other parts of the province in connection with Youm-e-Ashur. Addressing the meeting, CM Shehbaz Sharif said all-out measures have been taken to ensure peace during Muharram and a four-layer security cordon has been made for all majalis and mourning processions.
He said enemy wants to create unrest in the country but we should all get united to foil such efforts by promoting tolerance and religious harmony. He said security plan for Muharram should be implemented at any cost and monitoring of security arrangements is being ensured. He said police force and official of security agencies should perform their duties till the conclusion of majalis and mourning processions, and the code of conduct for Muharram should also be implemented and there is no room for negligence.
He said food should be provided to the police officials performing security duty. He said religious harmony, brotherhood and unity needed to be promoted to make Pakistan a welfare state in true terms. Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah Khan, Ayub Gadi, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretary Home, IGP, senior officials of law enforcing agencies and concerning officials were present on the occasion. Administrative Officers, concerned officials and Provincial Minister Jehangir Khanzada attended the meeting via video link.
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