Published On: Thu, Mar 27th, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Security high in Faisalabad amidst President’s arrival

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FAISALABAD: Amidst the arrival of President Mamnoon Hussain to attend 40th anniversary of Chamber of Commerce and Industry, thousands of policemen have been deployed for security.

As per details, 5 SPs, 10 DSPs, 31 Inspectors, 113 Sub Inspectors, 200 ASIs and 2870 police constables were present on the occasion and providing protection and security to the President in Faisalabad.

Despite the deployment of police ubiquitously around the city, the rout of president was changed and President Mamnoon reached the city by Helicopter after landing into Faisalabad Airport.

Media was stopped from covering the activities of the President during one-day visit while strict security measures were taken.

According to sources, upon the directives of Information Ministry and Awan-e-Saddar the private media were stopped from covering the President’s activities.

However, no invitation were given to the private media so that journalists could not ask any question from the President while state media covered one day visit of President Mamnoon.