As Lahore gears up for the Pakistan Super League matches, administrative and security preparations have been completed and a comprehensive security plan has been presented before the Cabinet committee.
The measures are being taken place for two matches scheduled for March 20 and March 21 at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
In Lahore, a full dress security rehearsal took place in Gadaffi Stadium ahead of the matches where Elite Forces, Dolphin Squad, and Rescue officials participated.
During this rehearsal, for the first time the entire stadium was searched using dog sniffing squad to ensure no suspicious material is present in the premises of the stadium.
Security measures have already been put in place. Metro bus service will be shut down three hours prior to the start of the matches. Two companies of Rangers as well as 14, 000 police officials would be deputed for security. Under the plan, commandos would also be appointed for the security of important buildings in the city.
Strict safety measures have been taken to ensure safety of the international guest players and the spectators inside the stadium.