Punjab government takes important decision over ban on arms licenses across province

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Punjab government takes important decision over ban on arms licenses across province

On Saturday, the Punjab government decided to ban the issuance of arms licenses to the common man.

According to sources, the Punjab cabinet committee approved a summary seeking a ban on the issuance of new arms licences link to the common man. After the approval of the provincial chief minister, a notification will be issued in this regard, the sources added.

However, the cabinet committee has tightened SOPs for the issuance of arms licences link to the VIPs and the government officers.

The committee also decided to transfer the powers pertaining to the arms licences link to the deputy commissioners in the province.