MUZAFFARGARH/MULTAN-A delegation of religious leaders apprised the regional police officer (RPO) of Multan about the problems being faced by the people regarding security and administration.

However, RPO Sultan Azam Taimoori assured them of resolving the problems. He said that maintenance of law and order as well as promotion of religious harmony is the top priority of police. He added that the district peace committees are fully empowered. Talking to a delegation of Markazi Tanzeem Licensedaran Shujabad on Wednesday, he said that police would make an all-out efforts to ensure peace on Muharram. He said that all the genuine complaints and issues raised by the delegation would be resolved. He said that the police officers were issued directions to utilise all means to maintain peace. The RPO issued orders for resolving the issues stated by the delegation.

Likewise, Muzaffargarh DCO Hafiz Shaukat Ali and DPO Awais Ahmed Malik urged Ulema to play their active role for maintaining brotherhood and peace. They were presiding over a meeting of Amn Conference held to review the issues at District Council Hall.

Hafiz Shaukat asked the Ulema to raise an effective voice to promote religious harmony. He further said that they should also educate the people about the brotherhood and religious harmony. The DCO made it clear that no hate speech, writings and wall chalking would be allowed. In the meeting, the Ulema presented their proposals with regard to security, loadshedding and parking on which the DCO assured them of implementation of the positive proposals.

The DPO said that lady police would be deputed for the female processions while police officers and Jawans would perform duties outside the Imambargahs. He also said that all the security arrangement for Muharram were finalised. He said police had been directed to intensify patrolling in their respective areas and checking at the entry as well as exit places would be further strengthened.

PLEDGE TO BEATIFY MULTAN CITY: Muhammad Nawaz Sharif University of Agriculture (MNSUA) Vice Chancellor Asif Ali said that Multan will become a green city very soon as the agriculture varsities bring with them greenery to their host towns.

He was addressing the participants of a function organised in connection with Punjab Government’s one kid one tree drive here on Wednesday. He said that the residents of Multan would soon feel a positive change in their town.

“One of our major goals is to introduce initiatives meant to get the area rid of pollution,” he said. He disclosed that the varsity fully contributed to the ongoing plantation drive as it distributed 2,400 saplings among the students of two government schools recently.

Speaking on the occasion, MPA M Ali Khokhar said that the students of Government Elementary School Khokhran and Government Higher Secondary School Hamidpur Kanora got five saplings per student while those of all the other schools got one plant per child. He hoped that all the saplings planted in both the schools would grow into trees. The headmasters of the schools Javed Akhtar, Abdul Jabbar, EDO Community Mian Abdul Ghafoor, Muhammad Shahryar and others were also present.