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January 19, 2015

CM approves installation of alarm system on campuses

Lahore

 
January 19, 2015

LAHORE
CHIEF Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed the authorities concerned to continue the process of monitoring of security on private and public sector schools, colleges and universities.
Presiding over a high-level meeting here on Sunday which reviewed in detail the implementation of National Action Plan against terrorism, law and order and security on public and private educational institutions as well as security arrangements in the province, he directed the provincial ministers and secretaries to monitor these arrangements in their respective districts.
The meeting decided to make it compulsory for the educational institutions to install advance alarm system while the chief minister gave approval in this regard. The chief minister directed the authorities concerned to continue the process of monitoring of security arrangements evolved for private and public sector schools, colleges and universities and directed the provincial ministers and secretaries to monitor these arrangements.
He said National Action Plan was a joint strategy to rid the country of the menace of terrorism. He said the measures taken under National Action Plan were yielding positive results. He said immediate decisions had been taken regarding National Action Plan and their effective implementation was being ensured. He directed that institutions concerned should perform their responsibilities with the best coordination. He said country would be made a haven of peace and tranquility by eradicating terrorism and extremism. Terrorism, extremism and sectarianism have different dimensions and it is essential to cope with all these problems, he said and added that all segments of society would have to fight the war for survival of the country. He said the role of all segments of the society was of equal importance in this war. He directed that a comprehensive planning be made for activating Civil Defence and recommendations be presented as early as possible.
The meeting was

given a briefing on the implementation of National Action Plan, overall law and order and security plan evolved for the educational institutions.