Punjab Safe City Projects To Be Launched In Every Division: Punjab Chief Minister

Punjab Safe City projects to be launched in every division: Punjab Chief Minister

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Wednesday visited head office of the Punjab Safe City Authority at Qurban Lines as well as the central control room set up at the civil secretariat for monitoring of security arrangements during Muharram-ul-Haram.

LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Sep, 2018 ) :Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Wednesday visited head office of the Punjab Safe City Authority at Qurban Lines as well as the central control room set up at the civil secretariat for monitoring of security arrangements during Muharram-ul-Haram.

He inspected different sections of the Punjab Safe City Authority.

He was also given briefing about security arrangements for Muharram-ul-Haram at the central control room.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said maintenance of peaceful atmosphere during the holy month should be ensured at every cost and the best security arrangements be made better than the previous years.

"The condition of route and time for Muharram processions and majalis should be ensured and peace committees should proactively work to promote religious harmony at the grass-root level," he added.

He said army and rangers had been called in to provide assistance in security arrangements during Muharram-ul-Haram adding the processions and majalis would be monitored through CCTV cameras and strict action would be taken against provocative speeches.

Similarly, he said, no compromise would be made on the publication and distribution of objectionable material and indiscriminate action would be taken on any violation.

Later, the chief minister visited the safe city authority and appreciated the performance of staff working there.

He said steps taken to eradicate crime by utilising the latest technology were the need of the hour, adding, introduction of positive changes through the use of IT technology in the police system was also imperative.

Latest technology would be helpful to change the thana culture.

"The PTI fully believes in rule of law and improving the police system is our priority agenda," the CM said.

He said scope of the Punjab Safe City would be extended to divisional headquarters.

Provincial Law Minister Raja Basharat, the chief secretary, IG police and other officials were also present.

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