3,500 personnel deployed for arrival of Saudi crown prince
On the event of the entry of Saudi Prince Muhammad Bin Salman on Sunday, approximately 3,500 security staff were sent from the Federal Police, Security Division Police, Special Branch, Rangers and Traffic Police.
In this way, the Islamabad Red Zone remained totally shut for ordinary traffic. In the interim, Islamabad Inspector General (IG) Mohammad Amir Zulfiqar Khan looked into the security game plans from the Prime Minister House to Noor Khan Air Base, alongside the group of senior cops.
Under the security plan, the authorities had been sent since 5 am yet were supplanted by a new power at night.
The police sources educated that, out of 3,500 security work force, exactly 1,200 operational police and security division cops and faculty individually were conveyed while 50 cops from the exceptional branch and 250 staff from Islamabad Traffic Police were likewise situated. Whatever remains of the Rangers and Federal Police powers kept on patroling in the capital especially in the Red Zone and connecting zones as a feature of the out cordon obligation.
Police sources expressed that the government police experts had found a way to improve general security in the city while the uncommon traffic plan, in accordance with the entry, was propelled two days back by the SSP traffic, Farooq Rashid.
According to the traffic plan, the Red Zone, Islamabad Expressway and other principle corridors in the capital would be kept fixed while elective courses had been accommodated the comfort of normal residents.
Moreover, The Express Highway would stay shut down however the administration streets on either side of the expressway would stay open for the general traffic.
The traffic of Express Highway will be occupied to Islamabad Kashmir Highway through Shamsabad Rawalpindi though substantial traffic will be abandoned Rawalpindi T-cross Rawat towards Rawalpindi Saddar. The Red Zone will remain fixed till 10 pm anyway just the staff posted on exceptional obligations will be permitted to enter the security check, in the wake of demonstrating their personality through uncommon passes.
Additionally, there is a neighborhood occasion and a restriction on pillion riding in Islamabad regarding the visit of the Saudi sovereign.