LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Punjab government ensured successful conduct of National Horse & Cattle Show and thereby highlighted the culture of various regions of the country in a beautiful manner.

The chief minister expressed these views at a function held in honour of the members of the organising committee of National Horse & Cattle Show in Model Town. He said that an atmosphere of national solidarity and brotherhood was promoted through National Horse & Cattle Show. He said that the organising committee which worked day and night for the success of the event deserves all credit.

Shahbaz Sharif lauded the efforts of the committee members towards making excellent arrangements for National Horse & Cattle Show and said that the event has provided best recreational facilities to the masses. He said that the people also showed extraordinary interest in National Horse & Cattle Show and their active participation in the event was commendable.

He said that the colours of the culture of Punjab as well as different parts of the country were fully reflected in the event. He further said that through revival of National Horse & Cattle Show, Punjab government also promoted sports activities in the province and such events would continue to be held in future as well.

The chief minister said that such healthy and positive activities were essential for curbing the trends of extremism in the society.

Director General Punjab Rangers Maj. Gen. Khan Tahir Javed Khan, MNA Pervaiz Malik, MPA Mian Marghoob Ahmad, Chief Secretary, Inspector General Police, Additional Chief Secretary, Secretary Local Government, senior officers of concerned departments and institutions as well as administrative officers were present.