Lahore all set to welcome ousted prime minister


Lahore, Aug 12 (TNS): Preparations have been completed to accord a warm welcome to former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, on his arrival in Lahore.

A large number of banners to show solidarity with Nawaz Sharif have been placed across the city ahead of his arrival. Welcome camps have been set up from Shahdara to Data Darbar, while emotionally charged PML-N workers and supporters will welcome their leader at the Babu Sabu Interchange and take him to Darbar Data Ganj Bukhsh in the shape of a procession, where he will address a rally in front of the shrine.

The police have beefed up the security to protect the participants of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s rally in the provincial capital.

According to police, proper security measures have been taken to ensure law and order. The personnel of Elite Force have been deployed for protection of the rally.

Special contingents of commandos and police officials also deployed on sensitive points. The City Traffic police also prepared a comprehensive traffic plan to ensure smooth traffic flow in city. As per the plan, four SPs, 20 DSPs, 70 inspectors and over 2,000  wardens will perform duty.