PRESS RELEASE

Dated: 24-January-2022

SECURITY COORDINATION MEETING HELD FOR PSL-7 MATCHES TO BE PLAYED AT NATIONAL STADIUM

An important security coordination meeting held at Conference Hall of SSU Headquarters with regard to matches of PSL-7 to be played at National Stadium Karachi to review the security arrangements before the commencement of the event. The meeting was chaired by the DIG Security and Emergency Services Division Maqsood Ahmed. 
 
Commandant SSU Zeeshan Shafique Siddiqui, Deputy Commissioner East Asif Jaan, Colonel Shakarzai of Pak Army, SSP East Qamar Raza Jaskani, officials of Rangers and PCB along with all stakeholders attended the meeting. 
 
Commandant SSU Zeeshan Shafique Siddiqui briefed the participants about the security arrangements placed for the event. Personnel of Security Division including SSU Commandos, District Police, Traffic Police, Special Branch, Sindh Rangers, Army and other law enforcement agencies will perform security duties at National Stadium Karachi, Karachi Airport, routes, hotels, practice grounds and other different areas, while sharp shooters will also be deployed at sensitive points. 
 
The DIG Security vowed to provide fool-proof security to the teams and spectators and directed to utilize all the available resources to ensure peaceful conduction of the event. 
 
All the roads will remain open for the commuters except one track of Sir Shah Suleman road. Spectators will be transported from parking points to the stadium via shuttle bus service. 
 
For the convenience of spectators, they will thoroughly be guided and assisted from parking points to the enclosure by the SSU Commandos attired in tracksuits. 
The following parking points have been allocated for the spectators coming to the National Stadium; 
a) Hakeem Saeed Ground at University Road near Bait ul Mukarram Masjid. 
b) China Ground adjacent to National Coaching Centre (For VIPs only). 
 
CNG-run vehicles are strictly prohibited inside the stadium premises. 
 
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPECTATORS: 
 
⦁ Fans can purchase match tickets by visiting any of the designated M&P stores across Pakistan or by visiting cricket.bookme.pk 
⦁ 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. 
⦁ Individuals above the age of 12 years must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. 
⦁ Valid vaccination certificates must be shown at the time gaining access to the stadium. 
⦁ Wearing mask is a must for everyone who is entering the stadium. 
⦁ Anyone violating the NCOC guidelines shall be liable to be evicted out of the stadium 
⦁ 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. 
 
Spokesperson DIG Security & Emergency Services Division