Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has constituted a 10-member committee headed by Law Minister Rana Sanaullah Khan following a MPA Qazi Adnan Farid’s demand to declare tehsil Ahmedpur East a district.

The 10-member committee would examine the request to declare Ahmedpur East a district.

As per notification of the Chief Minister’s office, the committee will examine the proposal considering political, social, economic, administrative and all other related expects. It would submit its recommendations within 10 days.

The committee comprises Muhammad Shafique, Minister for Industries Malik Muhammad Iqbal Channar, Minister for Cooperatives Ali Hassan Gillani, MNA Najeebuddin Owaisi, MPA Khalid Mehmood Warran, MPA Qazi Adnan Farid, MPA Mian Shoaib Owiasi, MPA Mian Muhammad Islam Aslam and Commissioner Bahawlpur division.

LAWYER GETS BAIL: Judicial Magistrate Muhammad Iqbal Buzdar has granted bail to Muhammad Tariq Lodhi Advocate who was arrested on the accusation of running a gambling den in his house.

However, the court sent lawyer’s 10 other accomplices on judicial remand. It is pertinent to mention that a party of City Police under the supervision of SHO Syed Abbas Akhter had conducted a surprising raid at a gambling den situated in the house of Tariq Lodhi advocate and arrested him and his 10 other accomplices.

They included Abdul Karim, Muhammad Iqbal, Dilshad, Muhammad Arshad, Tariq, Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Aqeel, Muhammad Sajjad, Shabbir Ahmed and Muhammad Imran. The raiding party seized gambling money of Rs42,270, eight mobiles and cards from their possession.

PARTY: Markazi Anjman-e-Tajran hosted a party in the honour of PML-N MNA Ali Hassan Gillani and MPA Qazi Adnan Farid at Canal Rest House. It was attended by more than 100 traders and elite of the city. Anjuman President Muhammad Younas presented welcome address.

The MNA and the MPA vowed to continue their joint efforts for the uplift of the area and betterment of the masses of their constituencies.