Delhi Police assures safe CWG to participating nations

July 30th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The nations participating in the Commonwealth Games have been assured that the Oct 3-14 mega event will be safe and secure, the Delhi Police said Friday.
“We assured them of a safe and secure environment during the event,” Neeraj Kumar, special commissioner (Administration), told reporters of the visit of a 105-member delegation from 19 countries that attended an International Security Administrator’s Conference here Wednesday-Thursday.

The conference was meant to inform the participating nations about the security preparedness for the Commonwealth Games.

“Security arrangements for the events scheduled at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and other venues, security arrangements for the Games Village, security for the athletes and team officials, transportation facilities and security and management of Games-generic traffic were discussed and shared with the delegation,” Neeraj Kumar said.

The delegation included 28 members from Britain, 25 from Australia, 13 from Canada, seven from New Zealand and four each from Singapore and South Africa.

Neeraj Kumar said the delegation members were satisfied with the security arrangements for the games. The delegation was taken to the Games Village Thursday where a demonstration of vehicle access control devices like boom barriers, tyre killers and road blockers, as also pedestrian access devices like flap barriers were exhibited.

“The security systems exhibited were appreciated,” the officer said.

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