CM reviews law and order in Islamabad
GK NEWS NETWORK
Islamabad, July 6: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today chaired a meeting in district Islamabad to get feedback about the recent incidents and suggestions to maintain peace and order.
“I am here to listen to you and get first hand information about the events that caused law and order problem and resulted in loss of lives,” he said adding that such interactions are aimed at getting the view points of the civil society to address law and order issues more effectively. “In my similar meetings with the citizens of Srinagar and Varmul I heard the suggestions and feelings of the people,” he said maintaining that the government would consider these positively to smoothen the law and order machinery.
The Chief Minister said that he has received the preliminary enquiry report about the Islamabad incident, in which three youth were shot dead in cold blood allegedly by police, saying that action will be taken accordingly.
Responding to the development demands raised by some of the participants in the meeting, the Chief Minister said that District Development Board meeting will be held soon to address the development issues and finalize the annual plan. “I will myself discuss development with you when I visit here
again”, he said adding that present interaction session has been held to interact about the measures required to avoid law and order problems.
The speakers in the meeting stressed on enforcing restraint over troops while dealing with public demonstrations.
The meeting started with prayers for those who have lost their lives in recent incidents. The participants offered a Fatiha for peace to the departed souls and conveyed condolences to the bereaved families.
The meeting among others was attended by the Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Minister for Education, Peerzada Muhammad Syed, Minister for Social Welfare, Sakina Itoo, Advisors to Chief Minister, Mubarak Gul, Devender Singh Rana, Parliament Member, Mehboob Baig and Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Jul 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 6 Jul 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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