Lahore, January 16, 2017 (PPI-OT):Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in a high profile meeting, which continued for three hours, discussed in detail the law and order situation and the Safe City Project. Addressing the meeting, the Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif said improving the law and order situation in the province is the top priority of the government and effective measures have been taken to protect life and property of the people and ensure the rule of the law.
He said steps taken by the government to prevent crime and eliminate terrorism have produced positive results, and the crackdown on the criminals will continue without any break and discrimination. He said Punjab is the only province in the country where the safe city project has been launched to protect life and property, and all-out efforts are being made to implement the project in time and with highest standards.
He said all concerning department should work with close coordination to implement this project and efforts should be made to launch the safe city project in six more cities of the province. He said debris should be removed immediately where work is in progress on the safe city project. Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif said the anti-terrorism force is working with bravely to eliminate terrorism and this force is the first shield against the terrorists and their facilitators.
He said the whole nation salutes to those who sacrificed their lives to protect the motherland by fighting against the terrorism. He said refresher courses will be held for corporal of the anti-terrorism force. He said the whole nation with unity and consensus will eliminate terrorism. Provincial ministers Rana Sanaullah Khan, Col (R) Muhammad Ayub, Jehangir Khanzada, adviser Rana Maqbool Ahmed, the chief secretary, the inspector general police, home secretary and secretaries and senior officers of the concerning departments were also present on the occasion.
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