Protesters asked to follow SOPs

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A meeting on law and order was held at 90 Shahrah-i-Quaid-e-Azam, chaired by Punjab Minister of Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat on Thursday.
Additional Chief Secretary Home Minister Momin Agha, Commissioner Lahore Division Safe Anjum, Additional IG Special Branch, Additional IGCTD, CCPOs, DIG Operations and related officers were also present on the occasion. Major leaders of the Majlis-e-Wahdat-ul-Islam, Shia Ulema Council, Shia Wafaq Al-Madaris and other Shi’ite organizations also presented their issues at the meeting.
Security arrangements were reviewed in connection with the recent tensions between Iran and the United States over anticipated protests on Sunday. Raja Bashart said the Punjab government wanted to ensure the protection of the lives and property of the protesters, so the protesters were requested to observe the scheduled SOPs as settled with the district administration for their protection.
The scholars said that Pakistan was our own country, its security and stability was our top priority so the demonstrations would be completely peaceful and we would cooperate fully with the administration. Raja Bashart directed law enforcement agencies to ensure the protection of protesters and private and public property. He said that it was our strong wish that unity and consensus should be created in the Muslim Ummah and strengthen the bilateral relations of Islamic countries.