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Make the most of all-out sources for Muharram safety, IGP tells RPOs, DPOs



LAHORE: Punjab Inspector Common of Police Faisal Shahkar on Friday directed {that a} complete technique needs to be devised for using all out there sources to make sure foolproof safety in the course of the holy month of Muharramul Haram.

The IGP stated that the safety of Majalis and mourning processions throughout Ashura Muharram ought to the highest most precedence, saying indiscriminative motion might be taken towards these attempt to unfold spiritual hatred & sectarianism.

IG Police Faisal Shahkar issued the directions to RPOs, DPOs of the province whereas presiding over RPOs Convention held at Central Police Workplace to evaluation Muharram safety preparations.

Faisal Shahkar directed to make sure four-layer safety for all delicate and A-category mourning processions and Majalis throughout the province.

The IG Police directed to take strict motion towards violation of Loudspeaker Act and broadcast and promotion of malicious content material. He stated that spiritual unity and concord needs to be promoted with the cooperation of students and ulema from of all faculties of thought, group leaders, businessmen and civil society. He confused upon subject officers to make sure the energetic function of peace committee members in collaboration with the district administration.

Faisal Shahkar directed to carve out particular safety preparations for Imambargahs, Ashura processions and Majalis in all delicate cities together with Lahore, Multan, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad and Gujranwala. The IG Police stated that cameras needs to be put in on major procession routes of ninth Muharram and Ashura Day and drone cameras also needs to be organized for aerial monitoring. He directed that particular consideration needs to be paid to monitoring by Protected Metropolis cameras in Lahore. The IGP emphasised upon supervisory officers to evaluation safety preparations of Muharram by personally visiting subject areas. He additionally directed for rising patrolling hours throughout evening. The IGP stated that woman constables together with woman volunteers needs to be deployed for the safety of girls majlis and processions.

Throughout the convention, IGP Faisal Shahkar was advised that 9,292 processions and 37,223 Majalis might be held in all of the districts of the province in the course of the month of Muharram, based on which 176,477 officers, personnel and volunteers for safety of mourning processions whereas 194,086 officers, personnel and police volunteers will carry out safety responsibility of Majalis.

On this event, DPO Pakpattan gave a briefing on the foolproof safety preparations for 5-day Urs celebrations of Hazrat Baba Fariduddin Ganj Shukar. The IGP stated that the actions of banned organizations and individuals included within the Fourth Schedule needs to be carefully monitored throughout Muharram. He additionally directed to implement an efficient visitors plan retaining in view timings of Majlis and mourning processions in order that stream of visitors couldn’t disrupted, particularly on necessary highways. He stated that for the safety of the mourners, walk-through gates, steel detectors and CCTV monitoring and video recording also needs to be organized. He instructed the officers to make sure implementation of restrictions on fastened hours of processions and Majalis at any price.

Further IGs, DIGs, Particular Department, CTD and officers of Protected Metropolis Authority have been current within the video hyperlink convention whereas all RPOs, CPOs and DPOs together with Further IG South Punjab participated by video hyperlink.



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Y’ know, I’ve determined to affix the PTI. Not as a result of I consider in its ideology, which has been that accusation is proof, or as a result of I’m devoted to the concept that Imran Khan has a Godgiven proper to rule, as as a result of I believe that’s the best solution to show that I’m towards the incidents of Could 9, when the Corps Commander’s home was burnt down, when MM Alam’s airplane at China Chowk was destroyed, and different navy installations have been attacked.

You see, trying on the stream of these leaving the PTI, I’ve realized that the simplest approach of displaying my disdain for what occurred can be to carry a press convention and announce that, whereas condemning the Could 9 incidents, I used to be leaving the occasion.

I’m wondering why Imran himself hasn’t executed considered one of his well-known U-turns and left the PTI himself. So far as I can see, the one individuals nonetheless within the PTI are Mrs Imran, Shah Mehmud Qureshi and Ali Amin Gandapur.

I’ve observed that nobody left the occasion directly, instantly after Could 9. One of many first large names within the occasion to go away, former Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari, solely left after being first arrested beneath MPO Part 3, being bailed, after which re-arrested. Imran’s media workforce has additionally left him, whether or not it’s Fawad Chaudhry or Firdous Ashiq Awan or Fayyazul Hassan Chauhan. You would possibly guess issues are severe when the secretary normal of a celebration resigns, as Asad Umar has executed.

Y’know, it does appear as if these from navy backgrounds have determined to half methods. Asad Umar is a living proof. He’s son of the late Maj-Gen (retd) Ghulam Umar, who was a part of Yahya Khan’s internal workforce in 1971.Then there’s Fawad Chaudhry. His grandfather, Ch Shehbaz Hussain, based the household fortunes, one son turning into Punjab Governor, one other Chief Justice of the Lahore Excessive Courtroom. Ch Shehbaz had been a subedar within the previous British Indian Military. Truly, subedar’s sons didn’t do too badly: one, the son of a rissaldar (the equal cavalry rank), turned a area marshal and the primary navy ruler of Pakistan. The rissaldar’s great-grandson, Umar Ayub Khan, additionally served in Imran’s cupboard.

His father, Gohar Ayub Khan, was briefly within the Military, and went into his father’s previous unit, 4 Punjab, and his schoolmate and PMA coursemate, Asif Nawaz, additionally did. Now Asif Nawaz’s grand-daughter, Khadija Shah, was lastly arrested for having led the gang which torched the home of the Corps Commander Lahore. Her sacrifices for the occasion have been heartrending; not solely does her cell lack an AC, however she shouldn’t be being given mineral water.

In reality, Ali Amin Gandapur is the one Military brat I do know nonetheless within the PTI (his father retired as a significant). He has been detained, however has but to carry a press convention.

Me, I’d be a part of the PTI solely to carry a press convention asserting my departure. I’d be the primary atypical member to carry such a press convention, for thus far we’ve both been having nationwide or provincial leaders or office-bearers. Additional, I’d be the primary individual to sentence the Could 9 incidents with out having been arrested.

It’s fascinating that the PM ought to have referred to as for the Corps Commander’s Home arsonists to be given the identical remedy because the Capitol Hill attackers (when in 2021 protesters tried to stop Congress declaring Biden elected), on the identical day as the primary attackers have been being sentenced after being discovered responsible. One of many attackers, who had come all the way in which from Florida, was given 20 years.

Properly, I’ve been listening to that there’s discuss of demise sentences over right here.  Simply goes to point out, I suppose. Within the USA, for those who assault the legislature, you get 20 years. Over right here, in case your followers cling their laundry on the railings exterior Parliament, you get made Prime Minister. But when your supporters burn down a corps commander’s home, properly, let’s see what occurs to Imran’s followers.

Footnote to those notes: Ashraf Mumtaz has handed away.  I used to be his colleague for only some years, however earlier than that we had been within the area as reporters for our respective papers. A radical gentleman, whom I not less than will miss.




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Journalists actual asset to nation, nation: Prof Dr Al-Farid Zafar



LAHORE: Ameer-ud-din Medical School, Publish Graduate Medical Institute and Lahore Basic Hospital Principal Prof Dr Sardar Al-Farid Zafar stated that the journalists are an asset to the nation and the nation, so caring for their well being is the foremost obligation and duty of the state.

Prof Dr Sardar Al-Farid Zafar was talking on the inauguration of a free medical camp at Lahore Press Membership right here on Tuesday. Prof Zafar stated that not solely at this camp but in addition offering medical services to journalist and their households might be made an everyday characteristic. He identified that free therapy is the duty of the State, so all steps might be taken to furnish all medical services to them. On this event virtually 300 journalists and their households have been checked and supplied with free medical therapy. The services of free checks and Ultrasounds have been provided to the press membership members. He additional introduced that the superior services together with CT Scan and MRI may also be supplied freed from value to journalists at Lahore basic hospital. Specialist docs together with: Dr Umer Ejaz, Dr Ahmad Naeem, AP Dr Muzammil Azam, Dr Ahmad, Dr Dayan, Dr Sheeraz, Dr Sidra Hamid, Dr Sidra Sayyal and Dr Muhammad Amjad and different provided providers at this frees medical camp. These docs have been specialist in Surgical procedure, Drugs, ENT, Gynecology, Dermatology, Gynecology and Paediatrics. The free medical camp was organized underneath the aegis of Lahore Basic Hospital and with the cooperation of Basic Cadre Medical doctors’ Affiliation.

Talking on this event Basic Cadre Physician’s Affiliation President Dr Masood Sheikh termed docs, journalists bond historic and, vowing to strengthen it additional with the passage of time. He stated that medical services in public sector hospitals may be improved with the cooperation and steering of journalist.


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NAB summons Buzdar over declare of illegal development of bus stand



LAHORE: Former Punjab chief minister Usman Buzdar has been as soon as once more summoned by Nationwide Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday, ARY Information reported on Monday, citing sources.

The soiled cash watchdog has sought solutions to 30 questions from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief within the wealth past means case.

Buzdar is accused of setting up an “unlawful” bus stand on the federal government’s land in Muzaffargarh.

The previous chief minister didn’t seem earlier than the NAB workplace regardless of receiving two earlier summons.

Buzdar has obtained interim bail from an accountability court docket in Lahore which supplies him with short-term aid from potential arrest or detention throughout the proceedings.

Earlier within the day, the anti-corruption court docket dismissed the interim bail that was granted to Buzdar over a no-show, in accordance with ARY Information.

An anti-corruption choose scrapped the interim bail as the previous chief minister didn’t present up earlier than the court docket.

Beforehand, the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) refrained police from arresting Buzdar.

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