The visiting Sri Lankan security team spent a busy day here on Friday while reviewing all the security arrangements being made for the third and the last T20 between Pakistan and Lanka on October 29 at the Gadaffi stadium.
Pakistan Cricket Board’s security and vigilance department Col retd Muhammad Azam briefed the two member team led by De Silve upon their arrival at the Gadaffi stadium on different tiers of the security being taken for the safety and security of the foreign team.
The security team was also given a demonstration of carrying the Lankan team in a bullet proof bus.
“We briefed them on various aspects of the security of the visiting team, right from its arrival at the airport and to the hotel and from there to stadium and back “, said a spokesman of the PCB while talking to APP.
The security team visited the Gadaffi stadium and went around its different parts and see the security measures being put in place, he said. Strict security arrangements were made during the visit of the Lankan security team.
Meanwhile, Chief Traffic Officer Lahore Rai Ejaz said a comprehensive traffic plan has been chalked out to facilitate the citizens and maintain smooth traffic flow on the occasion of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka cricket match.
Under the plan, SP Traffic Sadar Division and SP Traffic City Division besides four SPs, 17 DSPs, 80 inspectors, 203 patrolling officers, 49 lady war-dens and 1800 traffic wardens will perform under the supervision of CTO.
Apart from this, five traffic squads have also been set up which will reach the rush places for immediate control the traffic. According to the Traffic route plan, Canal Road, Mall Road, Jail Road, M.M. Alam Road, Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, Peco Road, Wahdat Road and Walton Road will be open for all types of traffic.—APP