TAXILA: Religious scholars from all schools of thought on Monday assured the local administration that they would follow the code of conduct in the collection of animal hides.
They gave their assurance at a meeting, which was presided over by sub-divisional police officer DSP Sajid Gondal and attended by local religious leaders and scholars from all schools of thought.
The meeting discussed security measures and constituted a committee to ensure sectarian harmony.
“We have ensured equal representation of all sects in this committee to make it more efficient and active,” Gondal said while speaking at the meeting.
He expressed the hope that this committee and district administration would work for peace and tranquility in the district particularly during Eid and ensure implementation of the code of conduct for collection of animal hides.
Members of the committee reposed confidence in the district administration and police and ensured their full cooperation for the maintenance of peace in the area.