LAHORE – Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting on Tuesday which reviewed law and order situation in the province.
Deputy Speaker Punjab Assembly Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan, Special Assistants Khawaja Salman Rafique, Zaeem Hussain Qadri, Members Assembly, Chief Secretary, Acting IG Police Punjab, Secretary Home, Secretary Auqaf, Commissioner Lahore Division and other concerned officials were present.
While addressing the meeting the CM said that at present when the country was facing terrorism and extremism, collective efforts were needed to save and make it peaceful. He expressed deep sorrow over the killing of Hazara people in Quetta and said that the killers do not deserve to be called human. He said that elimination of extremism and terrorism was utmost necessary for the progress and prosperity of the country.
The CM stressed that the murderers of Dr Ali Haider and his son should be arrested immediately. While directing to constitute joint investigation team to trace the murderers, the CM said that he should be kept updated about the progress on daily basis. He said that the murder of the doctor and his son was lamentable and it was a test case for the police. He said that no stone should be left unturned in arresting the culprits. He said that it was the responsibility of the police to protect life and property of the people. While directing to strictly implement ban on mobile phone in jails, the CM said that strict action would be taken against those showing negligence in this regard.
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday granted approval to restore 10 extra seats in medical field for male and female students of Azad Kashmir for next three years. The spokesman of Punjab government said that these seats were in addition to the quota of special seats for male and female students of Azad Kashmir.