PTI’s preparations for celebrating Thanksgiving Day at Parade ground in full swing


ISLAMABAD: Preparations of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), to celebrate Thanksgiving Day following Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification as premier by the Supreme Court, are underway here at Parade Ground in Shakarparian area of Islamabad.
The rally has been planned to start at around 6pm and last till 11pm, according to the local administration.
To ensure security at the site of the gathering, 1,600 security personnel will be deployed as per the security plan issued especially for the day. Moreover, there are three ways set up for participants to enter Parade Ground.
Walkthrough gates have been installed at the entry points so that no one enters the venue without being checked for security.
A separate entry point has been made for women, where female security personnel will be present for frisking.
Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Capt (retd) Mushtaq Ahmed has said that traffic and security arrangements have been completed for the rally.
Three stages have been set up, with one for the central leadership where Imran Khan will be addressing the crowd.
The organisers claimed to have made seating arrangements for 30,000 people whereas the local administration claimed only 9,000 seats have been placed at the venue.


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