The government on Saturday decided that no one would be allowed to drive vehicles with tented glasses or with glazed papers in Balochistan and also cancelled all the “Rahdaris” issued so far to the vehicles for the province.
It was decided in a meeting held here at Prime Minister House under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani and attended by Balochistan Chief Minister Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raeesani, federal ministers for Interior, Finance, Law and Justice, Information and Broadcasting, Food Security, and Science and Technology, Advisor to the Prime Minister on Human Rights, Provincial Minister for Finance Muhammad Aslam Kurd, parliamentarians from Balochistan and senior government officials.
It was decided that the Ministry of Interior would issue instructions to ensure implementation on the decision within three days so that all the law enforcement agencies should not issue any “Rahdari” and previously issued “Rahdaris” stand ceased to exist forthwith.
It was also decided that Prime Minister Gilani would undertake a two-day visit to Balochistan from tomorrow during which he would meet to cross section of the society.
It was further decided in the meeting that no one would be allowed to drive vehicles with tinted glasses or with glazed papers.
The meeting decided that non-custom paid vehicles would not be allowed to ply on the roads and the law enforcement agencies had been authorized to seize such vehicles immediately and proceed against the delinquents in accordance with the law.
The meeting also decided that temporary permission already granted to non-custom paid vehicles also stand cancelled with immediate effect.
The Prime Minister directed that the Interior Minister and the Chief Minister of Balochistan would meet at regular intervals to review law and order situation in the province, especially in Quetta, and take necessary action for improving the same.
The Prime Minister also directed the Ministry of Interior to assess the logistic requirements in consultation with the Chief Minister to enhance the capacity and capability of law enforcement agencies for curbing the crime rate.
He further directed the Ministry of Law to formulate necessary laws with respect to missing persons and make necessary amendments in the anti-terrorism laws so as to counter terrorism in the country.
The Prime Minister directed that all the law enforcement agencies must remain extra-ordinary vigilant of inimical forces which were creating disturbance in Balochistan.
The Balochistan Chief Minister was also advised to take spacial measures to ensure well coordinated efforts of all the law enforcing agencies, of both federation and the province operating in the province to overcome the menace of terrorism, missing persons, kidnapping for ransom and other criminal activities.