LAHORE: More than 8,000 district police personnel and 1,000 traffic wardens will be mobilised for Pakistan Day, tomorrow to maintain order in the city.
Capital city police officer (CCPO) Muhammad Aslam Tareen said on Monday Tareen said that hotels, inns, bus and wagon stands will be inspected to ward of any attempt at subversion.
Lahore police, he said, will remain on high alert in order to thwart any attempts at causing chaos. He informed the police officials that all entrances of the city will be monitored closely.
Crisis management centres established for the day will function round the clock. A special control room has also been set up at the CCPO’s office to effectively coordinate among various agencies. Tareen directed the divisional SPs to monitor the force deployment and ensure patrolling by mobile squads in their areas.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 22nd, 2011.