CM reviews security arrangements for Muharram


LAHORE: A high-level meeting was held today under the chair of Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif to review security arrangements for maintaining law & order during the Muharram-ul-Haram.

Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said that foolproof security arrangements must be ensured, and more effectively than the previous years, for maintaining law & order and protecting the life and property of the people during the holy month.

The CM also directed to ensure a peaceful environment, for which peace committees be activated at district level to promote religious harmony. He said that a report be presented after conducting a thorough audit of CCTV cameras, generators, lights, walk-through gates, metal detectors and other security equipment. No compromise would be made on the publication and distribution of objectionable material and indiscriminate action will be initiated in case of any violation, he said.

The chief minister said that strict action should be taken against the elements found involved in provocative speeches and the observance of code of conduct be ensured at every cost.