Pays tribute to rangers martyred at DG Khan
Lord Nazeer Ahmed called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, here Friday and discussed the matters of mutual interest and development programs of people of Punjab. Conversing on this occasion, Lord Nazeer Ahmed said that Shahbaz Sharif has immensely served the people of his province and the credit of implementing merit and transparency in development projects goes to the leadership of Shahbaz Sharif and government initiatives to eradicate corruption are being appraised at international level as well.
He said that establishment of Overseas Pakistanis Commission for solving problems of compatriots living abroad is a commendable stride of Punjab government.
The Chief Minister at this occasion said that the voyage of progress and public service is pushing ahead effectively and is setting new records under the dynamic leadership of Nawaz Sharif. He said that we are buckling down with full commitment to drag the nation out of issues from past four years.
Besides, he added that we are struggling to hand over a peaceful and stable Pakistan to our coming generations. Various programs have been initiated to empower youth for which skill development program with collaboration of British organisation DFID is moving forward successfully.
Shehbaz Sharif paid homage to three rangers who embraced martyrdom during an operation against terrorists at Dera Ghazi Khan.
He said that deceased rangers had destroyed the hideouts of terrorists with bravery and vigour.
The chief minister said that brave Jawans of Rangers, including Asif, Aftab and Azizullah, had sacrificed their lives while fighting against terrorists.
Shehbaz Sharif said: “These martyrs are our heroes and the whole nation is proud of them”.
He expressed sympathies and condolences with the bereaved families and said their sacrifices won’t go waste.
Meanwhile, Acting Inspector General Police Punjab Usman Khattak called on Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif here Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, Shehbaz Sharif said that protection of life and property of citizens was the foremost responsibility and duty of police and it had to perform more efficiently for improving environment of public peace.
He said the Punjab government had taken various steps for reforms in police system and it was improved through information technology. Police would have to come up to the expectations of people by redressing grievances of the common man through their determination and commitment, he added.
He vowed to provide all-out resources to police for bringing crimes to an end and upholding peace.