Interior Minister Shiekh Rashid and Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati called on Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at CM’s Office on Saturday. Matters of adopting a joint strategy to retrieve the railways’ owned lands, promotion of tree plantation on railways and projects under public-private partnership came under discussion during the meeting. Secretary Railways and concerned officials were also present on the occasion. Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said that the interior ministry will provide full support to the Punjab government to maintain law & order situation in the province. Chief Minister Usman Buzdar assured full support on the behalf of Punjab government for this purpose. The Chief Minister said that a comprehensive plan would be chalked out along with the railways’ authorities for retrieving the railways land. Punjab police will provide full support to the Railways as well as the provincial government will extend all out cooperation for the plantations on the barren land of Pak Railways. He said that Pakistan has started its journey towards development and prosperity, under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The PTI has always promoted the politics of values. The people have rejected the elements involved in negative politics. The country becomes developed and prosperous through hard-working, serving humanity and honesty rather than staging protests. People of Pakistan only want progress and prosperity. No one will be allowed to create hindrance in the journey of public service. Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati welcomed the CM’s assurance to cooperate. He said that the government is determined to set the railways on modern lines and work is being carried out on the new business model for turning the railways into a profitable institution.
Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad and Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Peer Noor-ul-Haq Qadri also called on Punjab Chief Minister. Matters of mutual interest, law and order situation as well as measures taken for promoting religious harmony, came under discussion during the meeting. The meeting stressed upon taking all possible measures for further improving law & order situation and security arrangements. The meeting also decided to come hard against those who publish and distribute hatred literature and promote religious bigotry. Indiscriminate action will be taken against those who deliver hatred and provoking speeches. The meeting also agreed on effective coordination between Punjab and the federation further improving law & order.
The Chief Minister said that all necessary steps will be taken for safeguarding the life and property of the people. The incumbent government will go to the last extent to ensure the rule of law. No one will be allowed to take the law into hands. Strict action will be taken against such elements. The supremacy of law would be ensured in the province at any cost as safeguarding the lives and property of people is the top priority of the government. The motherland demands unity and solidarity from us. Those who promote hatred should look into their pockets. Conspiracy of dividing the nation would be foiled.
People have rejected those who give priority to their vested interest on national interest. Provincial Minister for Religious Affairs Peer Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said that there is a dire need to promote the sentiments of patience, tolerance and moderation. Pakistan needed unity at this moment than ever before.