CM directs for strict administrative, security measures to ward off possibility of any mishap on Aashura

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PESHAWAR, Sep 18 (APP):Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed for strict administrative and security measures during Muharamul Haram adding for constant and enhanced level of coordination among the administrative outfits and police at all tiers of governance with special focus on sensitive districts and areas of the province.
This he stated in separate meetings with the Chief Secretary Naveed Kamran Baloch and Inspector General of Police Salahuddin Mehsood here on Tuesday.
Chief Minister was briefed about the administrative measures and the deployment of police personnel for enhanced security in the sensitive districts and areas of the province.
Chief Minister directed to monitor the activities and movements of suspected elements in order to avert any untoward incident in the sensitive month of Muharram. We cannot ignore the movements and activities of saboteurs and criminals who might disturb the peace of the people.
Security and protection to citizens and their properties is the prime responsibilities and therefore we would have to be sensitive taking preemptive measures. Steps at administrative level and police at all tiers should be taken, he directed.
Mahmood Khan directed for closer coordination between the administration and police both for security reasons and administrative concerns. His government will stand committed to the protection of lives and property of the people through efficient security and administrative measures adding good governance should be visible giving relief to the people belonging to all walks of life.
Chief Minister was briefed about the administrative and security measures taken by the provincial administration and the police in the province for the peaceful holding of processions and other rituals in Muharram. He was also informed about the extra ordinary steps by both the administration and police.
Chief Minister was also informed about the coordination with communities at district level, emergency plan, the health related measures, the aerial surveillance of sensitive districts and areas, the installation of CCTV cameras and the instructions issued to the divisional, districts and tehsil administration for foolproof security arrangements.