Arrangements made to ensure law and order on Eid

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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has put in place all the necessary arrangements to ensure law & order and to extend maximum facilitation to the tourists during the upcoming Eid holidays in the province.

Comprehensive plans have been chalked out for the tourist areas including Hazara and Malakand divisions in this regard.

In order to review the arrangements to this effect, a high level meeting was held here on Friday with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan in the chair.

Chief Secretary Dr. Shehzad Bangash, Inspector General of Police Moazzam Jah Ansari, Principal Secretary to CM Amjad Ali Khan, administrative Secretaries of concerned departments and Director General Rescue 1122 attended the meeting. Commissioners and RPOs of Hazara and Malakand also attended the meeting via video link.

Briefing about the security plan and other arrangements made to facilitate the tourists during the Eid holidays in Hazara and Malakand divisions, it was informed that all the arrangements with regard to the security of tourists and facilitations have been completed.

The forum decided that local administration, police, Rescue 1122, Tehsil Municipal Administration, health centers and all other relevant departments in the districts with tourists potential will remain on high alert during the Eid holidays whereas Commissioners, RPOs, Deputy Commissioners, DPOs and Assistant Commissioners would also be present in their respective stations.

Written directives have been issued to all Commissioners and RPOs to this effect. The authorities told that the necessary steps were also being taken to ensure availability of petrol, diesel and food items in substantial quantity in Hazara.

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