English T-20 cricket team reaches provincial capital amid tight security.

LAHORE -- Capital City Police Chief Additional IG Ghulam Mahmood Dogar on Monday welcomed the England T-20 Cricket squad to the provincial capital and vowed to provide foolproof security to both the teams players and officials during their stay in the city.

English and Pakistani cricket teams reached here amid tight security to play their last three International T-20 cricket matches of the total seven scheduled ones.

England cricket team has been visiting Pakistan after a long span of seventeen years and into a high security bubble.

The Lahore police, on the directions of CCPO Lahore made stringent security arrangement on the arrival of both teams players and officials.

The CCPO, DIG Operations Afzaal Ahmad Kausar, CTO Muntazir Mehdi, SSP Operations Capt (R) Mustansar Feroze, SSP Security, SP of Dolphin Squad and other related officers remained in field and checked security arrangements on the route till the teams reached their residing hotel.

As many as 8,000 police officers and officials including SPs, DSPs, SHOs and upper subordinates would perform security duty during the stay of both the cricket teams in Lahore and schedule practice sessions and matches.

The CCPO issued directions to the police officers to strengthen the arrangements remaining highly alert and keeping a vigilant eye on any suspicious activities.

Ghulam Mahmood Dogar directed the deputed police officials to behave with the...

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