Basharat directs convenience for media


Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Environment Protection and Cooperatives Muhammad Basharat Raja has directed that the media should be provided with all possible facilities for the coverage of the long march.

“Matters related to the media should be left to the organizers of the long march instead of the police and district administration”.

While presiding over the meeting of the Cabinet Standing Committee on Law and Order held at the Civil Secretariat, he took note of the complaints at some places and said that the media should not have any problem in covering the long march.

Additional Chief Secretary Home Punjab Captain (Rtd) Asadullah and other officers participated in the meeting.

The committee made a detailed assessment of the security of the next phase of the long march and issued necessary instructions to the concerned. The administration and police officers of the concerned districts gave a briefing.

Chairman Cabinet Committee Muhammad Basharat Raja said that a security plan will be prepared before the arrival of the long march in Rawalpindi.

He said that movement plan is being taken from PTI leadership on daily basis. “Alhamdulillah the long march is progressing peacefully in all respects and people are participating in large numbers”, remarked the chair.

On this occasion, ACS Home Asadullah directed the concerned officers to give a briefing on the security of the long march route in the cabinet committee meeting with the help of maps so that the location can be understood in a better way.


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