Interior Ministry implements comprehensive plan to secure AFCON
Wednesday، 19 June 2019 - 01:06 PM
The Interior Ministry's bodies continue implementing comprehensive security plans to secure the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) set to be hosted by Egypt as of Friday.
The move comes under directives of Interior Minister Mahmoud Tawfik on putting all security efforts on high alert to provide a safe climate for citizens and the participating national teams as well as the audience.
The security plans include setting up checkpoints near various places of residence of teams, stadiums and roads leading to them.
Traffic services meant to facilitate movement and help guests and fans reaching playgrounds have been set.
As well, security patrols have been intensified at roads, main squares and near vital facilities and tourist landmarks to maintain security and order.