The meeting reiterated the determination of elimination of terrorism and strongly condemned Gulshan-e-Iqbal tragedy.
The meeting prayed for the departed souls of the persons killed in the blast while one-minute silence was observed for deceased persons belonging to Christian community. The meeting also expressed condolences and sympathies with the heirs of those who died in the blast.
Addressing the meeting, Shehbaz Sharif said, “Survival of the country lies in the elimination of terrorism and this menace will be rooted out with full force.”
He said there was no priority other than elimination of terrorism and for this purpose, no effort would be spared.
He said ridding the nation of terrorism and making Pakistan a haven of peace was a challenge and he would achieve it.
The Chief Minister said National Action Plan (NAP) was being implemented for the eradication of terrorism from the province and was yielding positive results.
He said terrorists would be chased till the end of last terrorist. Punjab Cabinet appreciated the untiring efforts of doctors, nurses and paramedical staff for looking after the injured of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park incident.
Members of the cabinet also lauded the performance of administration, police and concerned agencies in relief activities and said that the performance of concerned institutions with regard to this tragic incident was unprecedented.
Home Secretary gave a detailed briefing regarding Gulshan-e-Iqbal tragedy while Secretary Specialized Health and Medical Education informed about medical facilities provided to injured persons in the hospitals.
The meeting also appreciated the services of Chief Secretary Punjab Khizar Hayat Gondal for the masses.
On this occasion, Shehbaz Sharif said Khizar Hayat Gondal was a hard working, honest and dutiful officer and had performed his duties efficiently.