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January 6, 2015

CM for early completion of security plan for campuses


January 6, 2015

CHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif presided over a meeting for four hours here Monday which reviewed in detail security arrangements and law and order in the province. A detailed briefing was given in this regard.
Addressing the meeting, Shahbaz Sharif said the present extraordinary situation demanded extraordinary steps. He said every necessary step was being taken for the protection of life and property of the people. He directed that security of important places should be further tightened.
He said necessary arrangements under the security plan evolved for campuses should be completed at the earliest and monitored regularly. He said the law enforcing agencies should perform their duties with mutual coordination.
national action plan: Shahbaz Sharif has said that the National Action Plan adopted unanimously by the national leadership has a decisive significance against terrorism and the time has come to root out the menace of terrorism for the stability and progress of the country.
The chief minister said that victory in the war on terror was the only option and the terrorists and their facilitators would find no place to hide and these enemies of humanity would face a crushing defeat.
Talking to assembly members of various districts who called on him, here on Monday, the chief minister said that elimination of terrorism was essential for stability and prosperity of the country and every member of society would have to play his due role for eradication of terrorism from the country.
He said terrorism would have to be rooted out for the survival, stability, progress and prosperity of Pakistan as well as ensuring a safe future for the coming generations. He said the exemplary unity and consensus shown by the leadership of the country was of historic importance for ensuring a safe Pakistan for the future generations. He said there was no room for terrorists and extremists in the country and the whole nation had united to root out this

scourge. He said that speedy implementation of the national action plan would restore peace in the country and the elements playing with innocent lives would meet their logical end.
Those who called on the chief minister included Iftikhar Ahmed, Zulfiqar Ali Khan, Javed Iqbal Awan, Abdul Qadir Alvi, Mehmood-ul-Hassan Cheema, Lt-Col (R) Sardar Ayub Khan and Shafqat Mehmood.
Kidney, Liver Institute: Shahbaz Sharif has said that a state-of-the-art Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute will be set up in the provincial metropolis and an autonomous board of governors has been constituted for this purpose. Completion of the project will result in provision of modern treatment facilities for kidney and liver diseases. Fifty acres land has been allocated for this purpose and its demarcation has been completed. A nursing school and a research centre will also be established in the institute.
Shahbaz Sharif was presiding over a high-level meeting here on Monday which reviewed the pace of work on the project of kidney and liver institute.
Addressing the meeting, the chief minister said the Punjab government was taking practical measures for the provision of modern treatment facilities to the masses and all possible steps were being taken for this purpose. He said billions of rupees were being spent on the provision of modern and quality health facilities to the masses.
The project of Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute will prove to be a milestone in public health sector and the hospital to be set up in the institute will have a capacity of 750 beds. He said an autonomous board of governors had been set up to run the administrative affairs of the institute; free treatment facilities would be provided to the poor and destitute patients in the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Transplant and Research Centre that would be set up in Knowledge Park at Lahore.
Latest treatment facilities will become available to the patients under one roof with the construction of the institute. He said a spirit of commitment and hard work should be displayed for the early completion of this public welfare project.
President Board of Governors of the institute Dr Saeed Akhtar assured that every effort would be made for the speedy and quality completion of the project. Members of the Board Dr Masooma Saeed, Sheikh Amin, Waseem Afzal, Senior Member Board of Revenue, Chairman Planning and Development, secretary health, secretary finance and other officials concerned were present.
CM praises a citizen
Shahbaz Sharif has appreciated the courage and bravery of a citizen Athar Ali Yaad who stopped an out of control trailer on Motorway. He said Athar Ali Yaad risked his life to prevent a serious accident and his courage and bravery was highly commendable.
The Punjab government has appointed Muhammad Afzaal Bhatti as the first Overseas Pakistanis Commissioner, Punjab. A notification has been issued in this regard.
Shahbaz Sharif has expressed deep grief over the death of Fasih-ur-Rehman, former Principal of Government College University Lahore.
CM condemns blast
Shahbaz Sharif has strongly condemned the blast in a cricket ground in Hangu. He expressed deep grief over the loss of precious human lives and prayed for the early recovery of the injured.

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