LAHORE- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif has said to protect life and property of masses is the prime responsibility of the state. Presiding over a high-level meeting on law and order in the province in Lahore today, he directed the authorities to take every step to improve law and order. He also directed that surveillance of all entry and exit routes should be tightened. The Chief Minister also approved 2000 new posts for the Special Protection Unit.