Prime Minister Imran Khan held a virtual meeting with the newly appointed Chief Secretary Punjab Kamran Ali Afzal and Inspector General (IG) Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan, where they discussed administrative issues in Punjab. The members of the meeting included Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar and IG Police Rao Sardar Ali Khan who joined via a video call. The premier directed the Punjab IGP to take all possible measures to strengthen the law-and-order situation in the province.
PM also instructed the Punjab chief secretary to take operative measures in order to control the price of the necessary items in Punjab. Concerning the law and order situation, Khan has directed him to take strict legal actions against the land mafia and all forms of corruption.
Dr. Kamran Ali Afzal was appointed as the chief secretary and Rao Sardar as the new inspector general of police as per the orders by the federal cabinet. Their positions were confirmed in a meeting of the cabinet with PM Khan.
Afzal was the former finance secretary and he replaced chief secretary Jawed Rafique Malik. Whereas, Sardar was the Punjab Safe Cities Authority (PSCA) director-general additional IG and has now replaced Inam Ghani as IG Punjab.
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