KARACHI, Pakistan: The newly renovated National Stadium Karachi is poised to host upcoming eight T20s of HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2019 from March 9 to 17.
Special security and traffic arrangements have been chalked out for PSL matches including the final at Karachi.
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The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam has issued directives to ensure security protocol for the players, foreign delegates, guests and staff as per the international standards.
The IGP Sindh has also directed foolproof security for routes from hotels to the stadium as well as inside and around the stadium.
In a statement, the Sindh Police Spokesperson said that 7720 personnel of Karachi East Police, 2260 personnel of South, 565 personnel of Special Security Unit (SSU), 1780 personnel of Traffic Police and 788 personnel of Special Branch are performing security duties during PSL matches.
The Sindh Health Department has set up a temporary eight beds health care an emergency hospital at National Stadium Karachi to cope with any untoward incident during the game.
Meanwhile, the Karachi Traffic Police have also issued a traffic plan for the roads surrounding the National Stadium during the PSL matches.
Spectators will be transported to the stadium from the parking area via shuttle service. Spectators are also asked to bring their tickets and original CNICs.
Traffic Route Map for PSL 2019 in Karachi
Traffic Diversion Plan for PSL 2019 Matches in Karachi