Special assistant to chief minister Punjab Pervez Rasheed said that we will not surrender before the extremists nor we will change our culture and civilization. He said this while addressing a press conference in Lahore along with IG Punjab, secretary interior and other higher officials of the Punjab government. Pervez Rasheed said that the organizers of the World Performing Arts would be given protection. He said that the chief minister Punjab has just returned from China yesterday and he was briefed about the incident and the progress of controlling the situation. He said that as far as the blasts in Lahore are concerned they are condemnable and the culprits would soon be caught by the law.