LAHORE–Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep sense of sorrow and grief over the loss of precious human lives in the Bund Road factory fire. He announced financial assistance of Rs500000 each for the families of the deceased and Rs75,000 for each injured as well as free medical assistance to them. The chief minister also constituted a special team headed by the CMIT chairman to hold an inquiry into the incident.
Meanwhile, the Punjab Ombudsman has directed Sheikhupura Executive District Officer (Education) for termination of a newly- appointed Kashif Raza, Lab Attendant at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Muridkay.
According to a handout issued here on Tuesday, the provincial ombudsman issued these directions on a complaint filed by Sumaira Batool. She had alleged that Kashif Raza was appointed in violation of rules and regulations.
fined: Pakistan Railway Police claimed to have detected 999 passengers without tickets in a week and charged a fine about Rs0.55 million from them.
The PR police detected 332 passengers from Rawalpindi Division, 247 from Lahore Division, 184 from Multan Division, 107 from Sukkur Division and 139 from Karachi Division. The spokesman said a campaign was underway against the passengers without tickets and cause loss to national exchequer.
The Railways IG has directed the police to be more efficient against the ticketless travellers and if any personal was found involved in facilitating ticketless passenger he would be spare, he warned.