PRESS RELEASE

Dated: 20-September-2022

FOOL-PROOF SECURITY PLAN PLACED FOR PAKISTAN VS ENGLAND T-20 SERIES TO BE PLAYED AT NATIONAL STADIUM; MORE THAN 4000 POLICE PERSONNEL WILL PERFORM SECURITY DUTIES

A comprehensive fool-proof security plan in connection with T-20 matches starting from today between Pakistan and England at National Stadium Karachi has been prepared by the Security Division.
 
According to the security plan, more than 4000 personnel will be deployed for the security arrangements. 2000 personnel of Security Division including 1000 Special Security Unit (SSU) Commandos and lady commandos, 1537 personnel of Traffic Police, 356 personnel of Special Branch, 300 personnel of Rapid Response Force (RRF) and personnel of Pak Army and Sindh Rangers are performing security duties along-with personnel from other law enforcement agencies at National Stadium Karachi, practice grounds, Karachi Airport, routes, hotels and other different areas, while sharp shooters have also been deployed at sensitive points.
 
A Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T) team comprising highly trained and well-equipped Commandos including lady Commandos will remain alert at SSU Headquarters and patrol in surroundings of the stadium as quick response force to challenge any emergency situation.
 
SSU’s specialized command & control bus has also been stationed at National Stadium to monitor law & order situation in surroundings of the stadium. While, aerial surveillance will also be made during movement of the teams.
 
CNG-run vehicles and all type of drones are strictly prohibited inside the stadium premises.
 
All roads will remain open for the commuters except one track of Sir Shah Suleman road.
 
Yesterday, personnel of Security Division along with other law enforcers conducted a full dress rehearsal of the security arrangements inside and outside the National Stadium and during the movement of the teams.
 
The following parking points have been allocated for the spectators coming to the National Stadium;
 
a) Expo Centre (for General Public), spectators will park their vehicles at Gate No.01 parking area, University Road.
b) China Ground adjacent to National Coaching Centre (For VIPs only).
i) Vehicles carrying Sky Blue & Green parking stickers will be parked in China Ground.
ii) Vehicles with Red, Yellow & Blue stickers can only be parked inside the Stadium.
Spectators will be transported from parking points to the stadium via shuttle bus service. They will thoroughly be guided and assisted from parking points to the enclosure by the SSU Commandos attired in tracksuits.
 
𝐒𝐏𝐄𝐂𝐈𝐀𝐋 𝐈𝐍𝐒𝐓𝐑𝐔𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐒 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐒𝐏𝐄𝐂𝐓𝐀𝐓𝐎𝐑𝐒:
 
⦁ Every visitor must bring his/her CNIC at the venue to prove their identity.
⦁ Make sure you reach the stadium early to avoid waiting in long queues.
⦁ Any firearms, toy guns, explosives, firecrackers, cigarettes, matchboxes, lighters, any sharp edge materials like knives and metal/wooden clubs are not allowed inside the stadium.
⦁ Any banner/poster/placard displaying discrimination or obscene remarks on the grounds of race, religion or ethnicity are strictly forbidden.
⦁ Spectators are not allowed to throw any objects on the ground and on the performers and fellow spectators.
 
𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐥𝐞 𝐨𝐟 𝐏𝐚𝐤 𝐯𝐬 𝐄𝐧𝐠 𝐓-𝟐𝟎 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐜𝐡𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐊𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢
 
𝟏𝐬𝐭 𝐓-𝟐𝟎
Tuesday 20-09-2022
1930 hrs to 2240 hrs
 
𝟐𝐧𝐝 𝐓-𝟐𝟎
Thursday 22-09-2022
1930 hrs to 2240 hrs
 
𝟑𝐫𝐝 𝐓-𝟐𝟎
Friday 23-09-2022
1930 hrs to 2240 hrs
 
𝟒𝐭𝐡 𝐓-𝟐𝟎
Sunday 25-09-2022
1930 hrs to 2240 hrs
 
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