MULTAN: The 700th annual Urs of Hazrat Shah Rukn-e-Alam has started here on Wednesday.
The custodian (Sajjada Nasheen) of the shrine Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi – PTI leader and former foreign minister - inaugurated the three-day Urs proceedings by giving bath to the grave of the saint.
As many as 2400 police officials are performing duty to provide security cover to devotees on the Urs.
According CPO Sultan Ahmad Chaudhary, as many as 30 CCTV cameras have been installed at various places of the fort Qasim Bagh and 12 walk through gates have also been installed. Police employees and officials are performing their duty in three shifts round the clock while reserve police will also remain alert at police lines. (SAMAA/ APP)