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Punjab CM Usman Buzdar reviews security arrangements for Muharram-ul-Haram

Punjab CM Usman Buzdar reviews security arrangements for Muharram-ul-Haram
August 22, 2020
LAHORE (92 News) – Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar chaired a special meeting of the Apex Committee to review security arrangements for Muharramul Haram at his office on Saturday. The chief minister directed that implementation of corona SOPs be ensured for congregations and processions and added that foolproof security arrangements will be made for masajid, imambargahs and worship places. "Implementation of code of conduct be ensured during Muharram-ul-Haram and observation of corona SOPs be ensured as well. We will soon overcome corona but precaution is very much necessary. The restriction of face masks during congregations be ensured as any violation could cause re-spread of the virus," he said. CM Usman Buzdar directed to remove encroachments on the routes of processions along with the implementation of rule of law in the province in the month of Muharramul Haram. He said that every possible step will be taken for the promotion of religious harmony and eradication of sectarianism. He directed that action will be taken against the elements involved in spreading sectarianism through social media. "The services of Pakistan Army will also be obtained for ensuring law and order in Muharramul Haram." The meeting was briefed by health, home departments and experts. Corps Commander Lahore Lt Gen Majid Ehsan, GOC 10 Division Maj Gen Aniqur Rahman, DG Rangers Maj Gen Amir Majeed and other military officials attended the meeting. Provincial ministers Raja Basharat, Dr Yasmin Rashid, Chief Secretary, ACS (Home), IG Police, secretaries of specialized healthcare, information and higher education departments, Prof Mian Muhammad Awais, Prof Dr Saira Afzal and others also attended the meeting.