Lahore, January 27, 2018 (PPI-OT):Addressing a high-level meeting, Chief Minister Mohammad Shehbaz Sharif has said that those who broke law and created disturbance in the Punjab University deserve no leniency and strict action will be taken against those who committed violence. He said injustice will not be done to anybody and that violence at educational institutions is regrettable. He said the Punjab University is not educational institution of only one province but it is the university of the whole country and nobody will be allowed to create disturbance in this institution. He said nobody will be allowed to disturb learning environment in any education institution of the province including the Punjab University.
He said action against those who created violence in the university will be taken without any political consideration and a special committee formed to look into the matter should present its report soon. He said permanent and solid policy should be made to avoid such incidents in the future. He said Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan and KPK are our provinces and our children are getting education in institutions of these provinces and it is our responsibility to provide them best educational environment. Provincial minister Syed Ali Raza Gilani, Khwaja Ahmad Hasan, additional chief secretary home, Inspector General Police, Commissioner Lahore Division, VC Punjab University, Chairman Higher Education Commission Punjab and other concerning officials also attended the meeting.
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