Home Secretary briefs missions on Commonwealth Games security

      The International Security Liaison Group in the Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday organised a security briefings on forthcoming Commonwealth Games going to be held in 2010. Some 30 Heads of Missions of the Commonwealth countries attended the briefing conference chaired by the Union Home Secretary. Onkar Kedia, spokesman for the ministry, said that a three-tier foolproof security apparatus would be provided to players during the games. "In the Heads of Missions conference the distinguished esteemed excellencies were informed about the provisions for the security during the Commonwealth Games. We told them about the security and other measures being planned for players during the games. We told them that a three-tier security will be arranged and they looked quite convinced with our plan of action," said Kedia. The Ministry of Sports and the Organising Committee also gave presentations on the status of infrastructure and logistics respectively, while the IB and the Delhi Police gave presentations on the security arrangements for the Commonwealth Games. The International Security Liaison Group will hold another 2-day international conference of the security liaison officers of the participating countries and the Commonwealth Games Associations on September 23 and 24. Some 9000 athletes and officials of 52 Commonwealth countries are likely to participate in various events during the Games.

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