Punjab govt approves foolproof security plan ahead of Ashura

In Punjab, there will be a ban on double riding on the 9th and 10th of Muharram, mobile service will be closed at sensitive places.

The first meeting of the provincial cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi in which he approved the foolproof security plan for Ashura day.

In Punjab, there will be a ban on double riding on the 9th and 10th of Muharram, mobile service will be closed at sensitive places and on the route of processions.

Provincial ministers, advisers and special assistants will monitor the security arrangements in their respective districts, ordered CM Pervaiz Elahi.

Implementation of the code of conduct should be ensured, law enforcement agencies should keep close contact, and arrangements should be monitored, he added.

Other decisions taken by the Punjab cabinet included damage to crops and property in flood-affected areas will be repaired quickly and speedy implementation of the aid package.

“We all have to work as a team to give relief to the people, do such works for public welfare, which should show the clear difference of this government,” said Pervaiz Elahi.

Cabinet Standing Committee on Finance and Development, Cabinet Standing Legal Affairs and Cabinet Committee on Peace and Security approved

In the meeting, Fatiha was recited for the martyred military officers and those who died in the helicopter accident and those who died in the rains.

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