The meeting was held to make arrangements for the Urs. It was told at the meeting that the sajjada nasheen of the shrine Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi would launch Urs proceedings on March 28th at 9:00 am by bathing the grave of the saint. Later on a conference will be held at the shrine during with renowned scholars and clerics would spotlight the life of the saint. It was told at the meeting that a large number of faithful were expected to come down to Multan from across the country to attend the Urs. Addressing the meeting, the DCO issued orders for establishment of a central control room, asking all departments to stay in touch with the control room till the end of the urs. He directed police officials to make foolproof security arrangements to avert any untoward incident. He asked police officers to deploy cops at all important spots of the city and install walk through gates at the shrine. He directed the district administration to fully cooperate with police for the protection of lives and property of masses.
He said that police troops would remain on alert to cope with any emergency till the end of urs. He declared that the arrangements for the residence of faithful would be made in 15 educational institutions.