KARACHI - Pakistan People’s Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari presided over a meeting to review law and order situation and implementation on National Action Plan in the province.

The meeting was attended by PPP MNA Faryal Talpur, Chief Minister Sindh Qaim Ali Shah, Minister for Local Bodies and Information Sharjeel Memon, Chief Secretary Sindh, Inspector General Sindh and Advocate General Sindh and others.

The former president was briefed over efforts of the Sindh government for combating terrorism in the province. Asif Zardari directed provincial authorities to establish a counter terrorism force and anti-terrorism women force in the province immediately for effective action against terror outfits in the province.

He said that peace should be ensured in the province and suitable measures should be taken in this regard. “Sindh government should jointly work together with federal government and security authorities to eliminate terrorism from the country,” he said adding that police and Rangers had given valuable sacrifices to maintain law and order in the province.

He also directed the chief minister Sindh to ensure better facilities including latest weaponry and other security apparatus to law enforcement personnel in the province.

Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister said that there was complete coordination between law enforcement authorities not only at provincial level but also at federal level.

“Our police and other security authorities are not only sharing intelligence reports but are also transmitting it to other parts of the province,” he said.

The chief minister said that the government would bring legislations to halt illegal use of loudspeakers and process for renting houses.

He said that the government had completed its preparations for women police force and anti-terror.

Meanwhile, the meeting also mulled over PPP’s position in Senate election.