Pak Army played historic role for peace: Aleem

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Staff Reporter

Punjab Senior and Food Minister Abdul Aleem Khan has said that the Pakistan Army has always played a historic role in bringing peace to the region and this force is sacrificing lives for the protection of the country and nation.

In his tweet with context to the current situation in Afghanistan and its possible solution, the Punjab senior minister said that there is no doubt that the Russian and US attacks on Afghanistan had directly impacted Pakistan.

“Over the past four decades, we have faced a number of challenges from bearing the burden of Afghan refugees to internal dissension”, he pointed out, adding that opponents of the Pakistan Army like Hamdullah Mohib are in fact enemies of their own people and encouraging such elements can never be benevolent to Pakistan.

He said that those who harboured forces against Pakistan should be ashamed and these are the elements are risking national interest for their petty personal and political gains.

Abdul Aleem Khan further said that Prime Minister Imran Khan is adamant to national stance on the Afghan issue from the very beginning.

He said that the present government has adopted best policy to deal with the Afghan problem.

He said that Pakistani institutions are keeping a close watch on the situation around them and Insha Allah best decisions would be taken in the larger interest of the country and the nation.

Meanwhile, the 67th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Legislative Business was held with Punjab Minister for Law and Cooperatives Raja Basharat in the chair. During the meeting, the committee considered legal proposals of various departments.

Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Humayun, Additional Chief Secretary Home, officers of relevant departments including Law Secretary attended the meeting.

Among the agenda items approved by the Cabinet Committee were extension in the project for digitization of arms licences for more one year, amendment to transfer more powers to the Home Department under Maintenance of Public Order Ordinance 1960, draft of amendment in Punjab High Security Zones Establishment Act 2021, nomination of Tariq Sana Bajwa as a member of LDA for vacant seat, amendment of Punjab Business Rules 2011 to transfer Charitable Endowment Business from School Education Department to Social Welfare Department and permission to reconstitute the Board of Directors of Faisalabad Industrial Estate Development Company. The committee also put off the proposals for appointment of CEOs of Punjab

Thermal Power Company and Punjab Quaid-i-Azam Solar Power Company due to absence of the Energy Department officers.

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