He made this announcement while addressing the ‘Police Martyrs Day’ ceremony in Lahore. Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi made the announcement at a ceremony earlier today.
The children of martyred police officers will be provided free education, Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif has said. The legislation will also increase the amount of compensation paid to bereaved families. CM Punjab blasted Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) for ignoring the families during their reign in the province.
Ceremonies have been held across Pakistan to commemorate the sacrifices of police martyrs. Police Martyrs Day is observed on 4 August every year all over the country. President, Prime Minister and IGs have paid tribute to the sacrifices given by police officers.