BAHAWALPUR    -   A meeting of the District Emergency Board and District Management Authority was held under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Bahawalpur Zahid Parvez Waraich on Tuesday to review security measures of processions of Chehlum Shuhada-e-Karbala.

The DC directed that the emergency plan for processions should be finalized and all available resources should be used to ensure befitting arrangements.  District Emergency Officer Baqir Hussain told the meeting that 510 rescuers with 34 ambulances, 7 fire vehicles, 3 rescue vehicles, and 50 motorbike ambulances of Rescue 1122 will perform their duty throughout the district.  Officers of District Administration, Pakistan Army, Punjab Police, Special Branch, Regional Transport Authority, Health Department, Civil Defence, MEPCO, Traffic Police and other departments participated in the meeting.


District Peace Committee met under the chairmanship of Bahawalpur Deputy Commissioner Zahid Parvez Waraich on Tuesday to discuss security regarding Chehlum of Shuhada-e-Karbala.

Deputy Commissioner Zahid Pervez Waraich said that on the occasion of Chehlum Imam Hussain(ra) administrative officers, members of the peace committee and organizers of processions should take proper measures related to cleaning, security and traffic management.  He said that scholars are playing their role in promoting religious harmony and establishing peace and order in the district. 

Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Aitzaz Ahsan, Additional Deputy Commissioner Revenue Sameera Rabbani, Assistant Commissioners, President Bahawalpur Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hafiz M Younis, and Ulema from various sects participated in the meeting.