Cabinet body opens shrines


The Punjab Cabinet Committee on Law and Order has agreed to the proposal to open shrines managed by the Auqaf Department across the province with SOPs decided by the Health Department.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee at the Civil Secretariat chaired by the Provincial Minister for Law and Social Welfare Raja Basharat on Wednesday. The meeting also reviewed in detail the reports of possible acts of terrorism received by the intelligence agencies including corona SOPs and security arrangements on the occasion of Jumat-ul-Wida, Shab-e-Qadr, Yuom-ul-Quds and Eid-ul-Fitr.
The meeting was also attended by Provincial Minister for Labour Ansar Majeed Khan and Provincial Minister for Sports and Tourism Taimur Ahmad Khan while Additional Chief Secretary Home Momin Agha, IG Shoaib Dastgir, Additional IG CTD, Additional IG Special Branch and other officers gave briefings on the security arrangements.
Participating in the briefing through video link, the divisional commissioners and police officers from outside Lahore apprised that effective plans have been formulated for security and implementation of SOPs of lockdown.
Raja Basharat directed that until new SOPs arrive, existing SOPs in markets and mosques should be strictly implemented, especially the fixed timings.

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