MULTAN - Punjab Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif is due in Multan on November 15 on a daylong visit. The chief minister is coming down to Multan to distribute laptops among students in a ceremony being held in Bahauddin Zakariya University. He will distribute over 7,000 thousand laptops on the occasion.

Meanwhile, chairing a meeting held to review arrangements for the Chief Minister’s visit, DCO Naseem Sadiq said that the Punjab government had launched revolutionary reforms in education sector with a view to bringing forth national talent. He added that the national youth benefited from the educational facilities offered by the Punjab government. He said that the laptop scheme linked Pakistani youth with the international community and now they needed to step forward and eliminate all problems being faced by society.

He said that CM Shahbaz Sharif would also launch an internship programme on November 15 as all out arrangements were made for this purpose. The meeting was attended among others by the officials of police and other civil departments.

The DCO directed them to submit a detailed report regarding arrangements with his office.

42 CCTV CAMERAS FOR MUHARRAM: To maintain law and order during Muharram, the district administration have finalized all arrangements as 42 CCTV cameras will be installed in different areas beside establishment of two control rooms. Sources said that the district administration had inked an agreement with the PTCL for the installation of these cameras and an expense of Rs1.6 million would be made on the project. Sources added that the expenditures would equally be divided on all four towns. Earlier, senior adviser to Chief Minister Sardar Zulfiqar Ali Khan Khosa had also visited Multan to review security arrangements made by the administration for Muharram. He asked the officials of all law enforcing agencies including police to evolve a comprehensive security plan. He assured the district administration that Army and Rangers would also be on call.