LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that government is attaching top priority to the maintenance of law and order in the province and maximum resources are being utilised for this purpose. He said all-out efforts would be made for making Punjab a haven of peace and tranquillity. He was presiding over a high level meeting which reviewed overall law and order situation in the province at Chief Ministers Secretariat, here on Tuesday. Provincial Minister for Law Rana Sanaullah Khan, Advisor Jehanzeb Burki, Chief Secretary, Home Secretary, Inspector General Police, Additional IG (CID) and Special Branch and other concerned officers were present. The Chief Minister said effective measures are being taken for dealing with the challenge of terrorism and extremism and the policy devised for this purpose is being strictly implemented. He said there is a need for capacity - building of law-enforcing agencies, their training on modern lines as well as provision of latest weapons to them in the interest of survival of the country and eradication of terrorism and special funds have been allocated in the provincial budget for this purpose. Shahbaz further said government has adopted an effective strategy for the maintenance of peace and protection of life and property of citizens; however, Police should further improve its intelligence system as well as ensure prompt action against anti-social elements. He said an effective intelligence system is essential for dealing with terrorists and saboteurs and the concerned agencies should utilise all available resources for this purpose. Earlier, Inspector General Police and Home Secretary gave a detailed briefing regarding law and order. Different aspects of Mian Channu and Dera Ghazi Khan incidents were also considered in the meeting. Rs16.85 million cheques presented to CM Elected representatives, industrialists, traders and people of different walks of life called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at Chief Ministers Secretariat and presented him cheques for one crore 68 lakh and 50 thousand rupees for relief and rehabilitation of IDPs of Swat. The Chief Minister said the way people of the Punjab have helped their brethren of Swat in their hour of need is highly commendable. Chairman Punjab Industrial Estates, Development and Management Company, Muhammad Ali Mian presented a cheque of Rs 10 million, Director AMSWA Group of Hong Kong Rs 3 million, Vice President Carpet Association Akhtar Nazir Khan Rs 1.5 Lakh, Member Provincial Assembly Mohtarma Iffat Liaqat Rs 1 million, Member Provincial Assembly Ramzan Siddique Bhatti Rs 0.5 million, Hamid Sarfraz Rs 0.5 million and Sheikh Mubashar Rs 0.35 million. Member National Assembly Sh Rohail Asghar, Muhammad Afzal Khokhar and Senior Political Assistant to Chief Minister Pervez Malik were also present on the occasion.