IT-based security helped Ashura passed peacefully: CM

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Kept on inspecting security on 10th of Muharram along with ministers

Staff Reporter

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar expressed satisfaction that IT-based arrangements have been made to frustrate nefarious designs of the anti-state forces on Ashura.

It is satisfying that police and other law enforcement agencies have jointly made fool-proof arrangements. WE can sum up that the IT-based security arrangements helped a lot to ensure peace on Ashura. ”

Chief Minister Usman Buzdar visited Punjab Safe Cities Authority’s head office on the 10th of Muharram to review security arrangements for mourning processions across the City. He also visited the ‘Pukaar 15’ control room to inspect its response mechanism.

The CM expressed the satisfaction that IT-based arrangements have been made to frustrate the nefarious designs of the anti-state forces.

Law Minister Raja Basharat, IG Police INam Ghani, ACS (Home), MD & COO PSCA, commissioner and CCPO Lahore and others were also present.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar visited the home department’s central control room at Civil Secretariat and inspected the province-wise security arrangements on 10th of Muharram.

On the occasion, the CM said that Muharram processions and majalis have been geo-tagged and army and Rangers have been called in to assist in security arrangements.

Meanwhile, the ministers are assigned duties to monitor law and order arrangements in different districts, he added.

ACS (Home) summarised that the central control room is linked with divisional and district control rooms.

Law Minister Raja Basharat, the IG Police, commissioner Lahore, special secretary (home) and others were also present.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar chaired a meeting at Punjab Safe Cities Authority head office on 10th of Muharram to review progress made on the tragic incident that occurred at Minar-e-Pakistan.

On the occasion, a committee was constituted under secretary housing to determine the role of PHA in the incident. This committee will ascertain the responsibilities and alleged negligence of PHA officials.

An inquiry committee constituted under additional IG police/MD PSCA Sardar Ali Khan will identify the negligence and responsibilities of security staff.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar paid rich tribute to pilot officer Rashid Minhas on his martyrdom anniversary, adding that the death of a martyr imparts life to the nation.

In his message, the CM said that Rashid Minhas will always be alive in the annals of history by sacrificing his life for the beloved motherland.

“He symbolized the lustrous traditions of the PAF aimed at defending the country, CM said and added that Rashid Minhas has written an incredible story of bravery and courage with his blood and the life of the youngest recipient of Nishan-e-Haider is a milestone for everyone.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar continuously monitored security arrangements across Punjab during Ashura-e-Muharram.

He remained in contact with the officials concerned and kept on issuing directives to the IG Police, ACS (Home) and others.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said the elderly citizens are an asset to society. In his message, the CM observed that those who value the elders do not face defeat in their life, adding that serving the elderly people is a beautiful part of the eastern traditions.

It is sanguine that Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) has also directed to give respect and honour to the elderly people.

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