LAHORE-Punjab Governor, Salmaan Taseer said on Friday that closing of universities was not a solution to the problem, and the Government would soon review its decision after ensuring adequate security arrangements at the campuses. Taseer said this while chairing a high level meeting of Vice Chancellors of all public sector universities in Punjab held to review security issues. The meeting was also attended by Joint Director General IB Mr. Ijaz Akram, DIG(Operation) Punjab Police, Mr. Muhammad Rafiq Butt, DIG(CID), Mr.Aftab Ahmed Cheema, DIG (Special Branch), Mr.Faisal Shahkaar, Addl Secretary Higher Education, Mr. Akram Chaudhry and Addl Secretary Home, Mr. Osman Anwar. Governor was briefed by the Vice Chancellors about the security measures of their respective institutions. The meeting unanimously decided to open the universities very soon. Governor directed the Vice Chancellors to enhance their present security system immediately. It was decided that all universities would have independent security department with walk through gates installed at all their entrance. The chief security officers and security guards of the universities should be ex. army men preferably. It was also decided that recruitment of the security staff that should be well equipped and well trained to face any critical situation, would be made as early as possible. All the students, teachers and other staff members of the universities would display their identity cards in the premises and without I.D. Card no one would be allowed to enter in the campus. It was also decided to keep parking lots away from the main building of the universities. Governor Punjab assured the Vice Chancellors that government will provide all possible assistance to enhance the security of the universities. Governor said that Punjab government would establish a command and control cell to ensure foolproof security for the universities. Chief security officers and the cell incharge would devise effective security policy through close liaison and share intelligence report in order to avert any untoward incident, he added. The Governor also directed the Punjab Government to provide foolproof security to the universities. While addressing the meeting, the Governor said, We are facing tough time but we have to take bold decision for the better and secure future of the youth. He said that a few extremists cannot make people terrify with their cowardly acts. He said closing down of universities was not a solution that would demoralise the students. He said that teachers should give awareness to the students about the evil designs of the terrorists who were trying to destabilize the peace of the country. He said that this motivation would boost up the confidence level of the students to face this difficult situation. HOPE INTRODUCES Pressure garments Hope Society for Rehabilitation has started preparing pressure garments first time in Pakistan. Earlier, these garments were being imported from European countries and a huge foreign exchange was spending, while patients had to wait for long time to get them. Dr Khalid Niazi, President Hope Society for Rehabilitation on Friday said a workshop had also been organised for this purpose. He said pressure garments were being used for post burn scar, edema, post liposuction cases, lymphedema and skin grafting. He said different variety of pressure garments like gloves, face mask, jacket and trouser would be available at Hope Centre according to patients size.