Directs to take steps to provide free medicines to cancer patients
A meeting was held under the chair of Chief Minister Punjab Hamza Shahbaz at his office today to review the measures taken for the protection of life and property of the people. IG police briefed about the steps taken for maintaining law and order including the recovery of an abducted student from Shad Bagh.
The CM directed to take all necessary steps to maintain law and order in the province. He said that maintaining law and order was the first responsibility of the government. By the grace of Allah Almighty and the hard work of the police, the abducted student from Shad Bagh has returned home safely and the abductors were also arrested by the police in time, he noted.
I will not sit idle until justice is not done; he said and directed that the accused involved in the double murder case in Chichawatni should be brought to book as soon as possible and their arrest be ensured within 48 hours.
The accused involved in heinous crimes deserve severe punishment and such cases should be treated as test cases for exemplary punishment of the accused, he said. Abdul Aleem Khan, Sardar Owais Leghari, Kh. Imran Nazir, Mian Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman, Atta Tarar, Zeeshan Rafiq, chief secretary, CCPO Lahore and others attended the meeting.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz has said that the supply of medicines to cancer patients should continue uninterrupted. Allah will be pleased with the provision of free medicines to the patients. There should be no further delay in this good deed. A meeting was held under the chair of Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz in which the provision of free medicines to cancer patients was reviewed.
The secretary health reported that negotiations are underway with the pharmaceutical company for the provision of free medicines to 7439 patients. Kh. Imran Nazir, Kh. Salman Rafiq, secretary finance and others attended the meeting.