ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 11th Nov, 2016 ) : Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar on Friday emphasized that fool proof security arrangements be made for the Urs congregation of Hazrat Ali Bin Usman Hajveri (Hazrat Data Ganj Baksh R.A), which will be held from November 19-21,2016 at Data Sahib Shrine in Lahore. Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, stated this while chairing the meeting here, through video conferencing today, of the Religious Purpose Committee of Data Darbar to review arrangements of the 973rd Urs congregation of Hazrat Ali Bin Usman Hajveri (Hazrat Data Ganj Baksh R.
A). The Minister was briefed by Secretary Auqaf Punjab on the preparations of Urs congregation. A large number of devotees from across the country are expected to participate in the Urs congregation. The Finance Minister emphasized that fool proof security arrangements be made for the Urs congregation in order to ensure that the event is held seamlessly. He also reviewed all the arrangements including security, traffic management, command and control system, CCTV cameras, health camps and ambulances, public address system, food safety and hygiene, and other relevant issues.
The Finance Minister laid special emphasis on providing more security and prayer space to the women devotees. The Minister directed the committee and all departments concerned to ensure maximum facilitation for the general public on this occasion. The Finance Minister appreciated the arrangements made by all the departments concerned. He hoped that all officials would put in their best effort to make this year's Urs congregation a great success. Mian Ata Muhammad Maneka, Punjab Minister for Auqaf and Religious Affairs, Secretary and Chief Administrator Auqaf Punjab, Special Assistant to Finance Minister, representatives of relevant departments of Punjab Government, and members of the Religious Purpose Committee participated in the meeting.