Noorpur Thal/SIALKOT

To review the law and order situation, a meeting of district police, administration, chairmen, vice chairmen of union councils, councillors, traders, lawyers and notables was held at Daska city.

Addressing the meeting District Police Officer Ejaz Ahmed said that Thekari Pehra and Lambardar System are being made more effective in the villages for improving rural areas’ security and for controlling the rural areas’ crime in active cooperation.

He said that protecting the lives and properties of the people is the prime obligation of the police and police were making hectic efforts for safeguarding the basic rights of the people by ensuring early and easy provision of justice.

He urged all the segments of the society to come forward and play their pivotal role in elimination of terrorism from the country. He said that the whole nation stands united against terrorism and was ready to sacrifice even their lives for the defending the Motherland while battling against terrorism shoulder to shoulder the armed forces of Pakistan. He said that awareness against terrorism and preventive measures should be promoted at a grassroots level to weed out terrorism from the country.

He said that special police powers had already been delegated to Muhafiz Committees now comprising chairmen of union councils, councilors, Numberdars, retired Pak Army personnel and local notables. He also sought active role of these Muhafiz Committees in ensuring foolproof security measures at all the educational institutions, religious seminaries, mosques, Imambargahs , churches, temples and Gurudawaras in Sialkot district.

Likewise, sub-division Noorpur South AEO Malik Muhammad Khalid Rahdari chaired a meeting to review security measures adopted for foolproof security of educational institutions.

Addressing the meeting, the AEO said that the protection of educational institutions is the government’s priority, whereas the schools lacking security arrangements would remain closed. He said that there are some government schools which still need boundary walls to be raised, while talks with the administration of the private schools are going on in this regard.

He said that providing security to the students is the responsibility of the state which must not be taken lightly.

He said that all CCTV cameras should be functional. He said principals should monitor of security directly.

MEHFIL-I-MILAD ON FEB 8: Annual Mehfil-i-Milad (SAWW) will be held on February 8 at Bilal Masjid Mohallah Lal Colony after Isha prayer under the supervision of Milad committee.

According to Milad Committee chief organizer Summar Ismail Bhatti, Allama Qari Muhammad Ismail Sialvi will preside over the ceremony while prominent religious scholar Peer Syed Fida Hussain Shah will be chief guest on the occasion.

Local religious scholars will also address the Milad ceremony.