Security arrangements for World XI Tour to Pakistan
Police have finalized the security plan to ensure maximum protection ahead of World XI team’s visit to Lahore, it was seen on Thursday.
According to the security plan report, police will conduct search operations at the Gaddafi Stadium and the area of the hotel, where the team will be staying.
DIG (Operations) Athar Ismael and CCPO Amin Wains have also confirmed the security arrangements in this regard. According to reports, over 10,000 police officers along with Rangers will take part in search actions to confirm the safety of the visiting team.
Civil Lines police station’s SP has also conducted a meeting in order to confirm the protection of the team’s residential hotel. The SP said Rangers, intelligence officials, police, and the CTD teams will be positioned at the hotel to ensure protection. Over 1000 officials will be performing duties at and around the hotel to make the security measure for the hotel fool proof. NADRA vehicles will be positioned at the hotel in order to confirm the identity of citizens in the area.
Lahore authorities have also pursued Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) help for the stadium and route’s air investigation along with deploying thousands of commandos, police officials, and snipers at the route.
In order to avoid any unpleasant incident, police have requested the citizen to report any doubtful activity in the area.
The three-match T-20 series (Independence Cup) will be played on 1st Match Today on September 12, 13 and 15 of this month at the Gaddafi Stadium while the team have reached in Pakistan on Sept 11.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced its 16-member squad for the event of Pakistan.
The World XI will be led by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis. The World XI includes five players from South Africa, three from Australia, two from the West Indies, and one each from Bangladesh, England, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.