LAHORE (PPI) - Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif has said that terrorism and other serious threats confronting the country would be discussed in a special session of Punjab Assembly; whereas 'Shuhda Conference' would be arranged in the memory of those who had lost their lives in suicide attacks.  Families of the victims of terrorist activities would also participate in the conference. A national conference of Ulema will also be held for the elimination of terrorism and extremism from the country as well as promotion of national unity and brotherhood. He said that an extensive campaign will be launched in print and electronic media for promoting public awareness about terrorism and special seminars, symposiums and debates will be held in this regard. Participation of people will be ensured in these events, he added. He was addressing a high level meeting held to review the recommendations of special committee constituted for law and order and eradication of terrorism, at Chief Minister's Secretariat, here Tuesday. Provincial Minister for Law Rana Sanaullah Khan, Media Advisor to Chief Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Advisor to Chief Minister Jahanzeb Burki, Member National Assembly Sahibzada Fazal Karim, Chief Secretary, Home Secretary and senior officers of concerned departments were present. The Chief Minister said that Pakistan is facing serious problems and there is a need for formulating policies aimed at developing self-reliance for national survival instead of looking toward others. He said that the world is passing through a serious economic crisis which is also affecting Pakistan. He said that we have always relied on foreign aid instead of generating our own resources but now time has come to learn to live within our means as Islam has also ordained us to adopt moderation. He said that we failed to move in the right direction during last 60 years for the solution of our problems and therefore, facing the consequences. He said that we are paying a heavy price for the decisions made during last eight years but as a living nation we will have to face challenges boldly and courageously and will have to move forward as a nation to ensure national survival and solidarity. He said that promotion of national unity, harmony and brotherhood is the need of the hour and in this connection seminars and debates will be held throughout the province in which writers, intellectuals and Ulema will impress upon the people that we will have to solve our own problems. He said that though it is a daunting task but nothing is impossible if we are committed and determined enough. Qatar & Netherlands envoys call on CM Ambassador of Qatar in Pakistan Hamad Bin Ali Bin Jaber Al-Hanzab and Ambassador of Netherlands Tjeerd Feico de Zwann held separate meetings with Punjab Chief Minister, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, at Chief Minister's Secretariat, here Tuesday. Matters of mutual interest and bilateral cooperation in various sectors were discussed on the occasion. While talking to the distinguished guests, Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif said that government is paying special attention to improve the standard of living of the masses and provision of education, health and other basic facilities to the citizens. He said that a number of development projects have been started in the province and infrastructure is being improved on war footing for the provision of better communication facilities to the people. He said that special measures have been taken for the uplift of agriculture, industrial and livestock sectors as well as supply of potable water to the people. He said that quality seed is being provided to the farmers for increasing per acre yield as well as socio-economic uplift of the farming community and green tractors are being provided to the cultivators on subsidized rate for promotion of mechanized farming in the province. The Chief Minister said that Qater is a brotherly Islamic country of Pakistan and both the countries have deep-rooted relations. He said that growing cooperation with Qatar and Netherlands in different sectors would further strengthen bilateral ties with these countries.