Muharram Arrangements Reviewed With Focus On Security

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Muharram arrangements reviewed with focus on security

THATTA, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -6th Sept,2016) : Assistant Commissioner Thatta Captain (Rtd) Bilal Shahid Rao has directed the officers concerned to finalize arrangements for Muharram ul Harram throughout the district, including law and order situation, supply of drinking water, cleanliness, repair work of roads on the routes of processions.

While presiding over a meeting to review security and other arrangements for the Muharram ul Harram here on Tuesday, he also urged religious leaders and representatives of various sects to maintain harmony and unity during Muharram ul Harram.

The Assistant Commissioner directed the officers concerned to take measures for the cleanliness of routes of processions as well as areas around the venues of Majalis during Muharram ul Harram along with installation and repair of street lights and necessary patch work on the routes in time.

He also directed health officials to establish medical camps at the routes of procession during Muharram ul Harram along with the availability of doctors, ambulances and paramedical staff. Further, he directed the officers concerned of police department to finalize all security arrangements and security should also be tightened during the processions of Muharram, besides metal detector and walk through gates should also be installed at all entry and exit points.

Bilal Shahid directed the HESCO's concerned officers to ensure the uninterrupted supply of electricity on the routes of the procession and Majalis and the timings of the load shedding hours should also be rescheduled with the consent of President Shiya Ulma Council from 1st to 10th Muhram.

On this occasion, a committee consist of four members was also formed for the provision of all municipal services including supply of street lights, necessary repair and patch work of precession routes, cleanliness and others.

The meeting was attended by the Assistant Commissioner Ghorabari and Administrator Municipal Committee Thatta Usman Tanveer, District Information Officer Thatta Jaffar Hussain Panhwar, President Shia Ulma Council Thatta Syed Jawed Shah, Nadir Shah Ameerkhani, Nawaz Shah Rizvi, Ali Hassan Shah Rizvi, Zain Shah and others. APP/mau/maq/tsw