LAHORE              -               Provincial Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat called on Chief Justice Lahore High Court Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheikh in his office on Saturday.

The Law Minister apprised the Chief Justice about the steps being taken by the Punjab government to protect the people from coronavirus. He also informed the Chief Justice about the government’s decision for imposing ban on prisoners to appear in courts and for banning public and family meetings with the prisoners.

Raja Basharat said, the provincial government was taking effective steps to prevent the virus spread in the province. It was the responsibility of the government to protect the lives and property of the people that would be ensured in all circumstances, he added.