CM holds meeting to review law,order situation

LAHORE:Punjab Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif on Friday presided over a meeting of the cabinet committee on law and order through video link.

During the meeting, different steps aimed at protection of life and property of people as well as general situation of law and order in the province came under discussion.

Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said the government of the Pakistan Muslim League-N had firm belief on the faith of finality of Prophethood (PBUH).

The federal government had restored the oath-statement of Khatm-e-Nubuwwat to its original shape and a committee was also constituted by PML-N President Mohammad Nawaz Sharif

to conduct immediate investigation, he said and added that firm belief on Khatm-e-Nubuwwat was a part of our Imaan and maintenance of law and order and ensuring conducive atmosphere was the collective responsibility of all of us.

He directed officials concerned of the cabinet committee on law and order, commissioners, RPOs, DCs and DPOs to remain in the field to personally supervise steps taken for maintaining law and order.

He said steps should be adopted with mutual consultation and they should act in a wise, sane and tolerant manner to maintain law and order and no step should be adopted which could make the situation tense.

The CM said all the matters should be settled amicably. He said: “Pakistan belongs to all of us and we will take every body along to maintain peace in the country.”

The ACS (Home) gave a briefing about the law and order situation.

Provincial Ministers Rana Sanaullah, Ayub Gadhi and Zaeem Hussain Qadri, Advisor Rana Maqbool, Chief Secretary, ACS (Home), IG Police and high officials attended the meeting from Civil Secretariat through video link; while Commissioners and RPOs participated in the meeting from their respective divisional quarters through video link.