Taseer For Zero Tolerance For Banned Outfits
Punjab governor Salman Taseer has said the federal government will extend complete support to the provincial government for curbing terrorism besides reiterating that banned outfits and extremism can no more be tolerated.
In an interaction with journalists at the Governorís House on Thursday, the governor said the federal government was already sharing information about terrorism with the Punjab government.
Punjab finance minister Tanvir Ashraf Kaira and PPP Punjab secretary information Dr Fakhr ud Din Chaudhry were also present. Taseer said that the recent caches of arms seized in the area of Shahdara carried highly dangerous weapons which could have been used to target dignitaries in Lahore.
He stated that the PPP would complete its constitutional terms and all the speculations of threat to the governments, the system or regarding the possibility of mid term polls would prove wrong once again.
Meanwhile, former Principal Officer US Consulate, Bryn D. Hunt called on the governor, Salman Taseer. Matters related to the current political situation of the country came under discussion during the meeting.