BAHAWALPUR  -   The Christian community of Bahawalpur expressed their well wishes and prayers for Pakistan Armed Forces in a ceremony held in connection with Easter Festival.

According to a press release issued here, a ceremony to observe Easter Festival was held at Bahawalpur Church premises. Addressing the ceremony, Bishop Naeem Essa said that Christian community loved their homeland of Pakistan.  He said that Pakistan Armed Forces had been playing very remarkable role in maintenance of peace and order in the country.

He said the minorities in Pakistan also love armed forces of the country. On the occasion, well wishes and prayers were expressed for the security forces of the country.

Security audit of educational institutions ordered

Following the directions of Inspector General Police, Punjab, the District Police Officer Bahawalpur has directed all SDPOs and SHOs to conduct security audit of educational institutions. According to a spokesman for Bahawalpur police, IGP Punjab, Rao Sardar Ali Khan had directed the police department to review security arrangements for educational institutions.

“On directions of IGP Punjab, DPO Bahawalpur, Abadit Nisar had directed all SDPOs and SHOs to conduct security audit of educational institutions lying within their jurisdiction.

“All SHOs will inspect working of weapons and metal detectors of security guards deployed at educational institutions,” The spokesmen said, adding that educational institutions had also been urged to get CCTV cameras installed at their premises.