Lahore, November 02, 2018 (PPI-OT): Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar presided over a high-level meeting at his office here today to review law and order situation. The meeting took a detailed review of law and order in Lahore and other parts of the province in wake of recent circumstances and reaffirmed its commitment to take all possible measures to protect the life and property of the citizens. The Chief Minister was also given briefing about law and order situation and security arrangements. Addressing the meeting, Chief Minister said that ensuring a peaceful environment for the citizens is a fundamental responsibility of the State. Maintaining overall law and order in the society and protection of life and property of the people is our prime responsibility and every possible step was taken in this regard, he added.
Supremacy of law should be ensured at every cost. The prevailing circumstances necessitate unusual steps and line department should take fool proof steps to soothe the situation. He directed that security of important places should be made stricter and necessary steps should be taken in line with the devised security plan. Usman Buzdar said that PTI government fully believes in the finality of Prophethood of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) adding that it’s a part of our religious faith. We want to deal with the situation with forbearance and long animus; and for that purpose, we are trying to move forward with cordial disposition, he maintained.
There is a strong need to promote national unity and cohesion in the society and we all should continue playing our active role in this regard. We are moving forward for betterment of the country and leaders of religious parties, mashaikh uzam and scholars should also play their effective role in this regard, he further said. Law minister Raja Basharat, federal secretary (interior), chief secretary, IG police, DG rangers, ACS (home) and others attended the meeting.
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