Security Arrangements For Muharram In Sindh Reviewed
Faizan Hashmi 2 months ago Tue 27th July 2021 | 12:42 AM
Sindh Minister for Religious Affairs, Local Government and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Monday said ample security arrangements would be made for mourning processions and Majalis of Muharram-ul-Haram in the province
KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 26th Jul, 2021 ) :Sindh Minister for Religious Affairs, Local Government and Information Syed Nasir Hussain Shah on Monday said ample security arrangements would be made for mourning processions and Majalis of Muharram-ul-Haram in the province.
The meeting was attended by Moulana Hussain Masoodi, Syed Shabbar Raza, Moulana Sadiq Jafari, Allama Syed Irfan Abidi, Allama Syed Asghar Naqvi, Allama Saqlain Haider, Syed Karar Naqvi and others.
Additional Chief Secretary Home Department Qazi Shahid Pervez, Administrator KMC Laeeq Ahmed, deputy commissioners, and other officials concerned were also present.
Nasir Shah said the second meeting on security arrangements would be chaired by Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, while commissioners and deputy commissioners would also hold meetings at divisional and district levels with the stakeholders and organizers of processions and Majalis.
He added that peace committees would also be formed at district level comprising scholars of all schools of thought.
The minister directed the KMC administrator and administrators of DMCs to ensure necessary arrangements during the Muharam-ul-Haram.
He urged Ulema to strictly follow the Covid-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and added vaccination centers would also be set up on their advice.
The scholars called for reviewing the decision of withdrawing security of those Ulema who were reportedly facing threats. They also raised the issue of FIRs registered on holding Majalis at homes last year and called for ending such practice.