Minister for Local Bodies Saeed Ghani said that arrangements for the upcoming Pakistan Super League fourth edition matches will be completed soon.
Chairing a meeting at Commissioner House, Karachi, the minister said that the entire city will be decorated this time for the PSL matches, adding that there will be ban on road cutting during this phase while all permits issued by MC and DMCs to ad agencies have been cancelled. He said larger screens will be installed at all public places to facilitate the public.
He said that five matches including PSL-4 final would also be played in the city and they had finalized all security arrangements in this regard. He said that Rangers and police would take charge of security inside and outside the stadium while armed forces would be on stand-by.
He hoped that the event would be held peacefully in the city similar to West Indies women cricket team recent visit and other sporting events in the city.
“The security plan for players is finalised and will try to ensure minimal closure of roads in the city,” he said and added that especially University Road and roads leading to two major hospitals in city would remain open.
He said that seven places were identified for parking places and people would be transferred to stadium through shuttle service.