Govt takes notice of fireworks during PTI ongoing Haqeeqi Azadi march

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Punjab Cabinet Committee on Law and Order has taken strict notice of the fireworks at some places during the long march of PTI and directed that this practice should be prevented in future. The meeting of the committee was held on Sunday at the Civil Secretariat under the chairmanship of Provincial Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Muhammad Basharat Raja.

Chief Secretary Punjab Abdullah Khan Sumbal, Acting Inspector General Police and other officers participated through video link. In the meeting, the overall law and order situation of the province and the security of ongoing Long March were reviewed in detail. The meeting was told that one leg of the long march is going on GT Road and the other is moving in Faisalabad Division. It was briefed that 3500 policemen have been deployed in Faisalabad for security purposes.

Chairman Committee Muhammad Basharat Raja expressed satis-faction over the security arrangements and praised the performance of police and district administration. He said that the officers and officials of the police and district administration are fulfilling the assigned responsibility in a good manner.

Acting IG Punjab directed the concerned DPOs to make satisfactory food arrangements for the police personnel during duty. On the report of the Additional IG CDT, the committee decided to stop the movement of non-related persons, including carriages within the Long March. Provincial Minister Muhammad Basharat Raja said that the date and plan for the arrival of the Long March in Rawalpindi will be determined ahead of time.

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