Nisar orders extra security measures for Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD: The federal minister for interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Saturday that sensitivity of the situation demands extra security measures and it is incumbent on the security agencies to fully secure public places and important buildings in Islamabad.

In a high-level meeting held in Islamabad to review security situation in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad, the interior minister directed the police high-ups to review the overall security of the federal capital with particular reference to entry and exit points and identification of sensitive buildings.

The meeting also reviewed the security measures that are being taken on the arrival of the Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri on Monday.

The minister stressed that the security plan be devised in such a manner that security of those participating in rally of the PAT and that of general public be ensured by means of better coordination between the administration and police of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.