Tuesday, February 16, 2010

2010 commonwealth Games security

NEW DELHI : Allaying apprehensions in wake of Pune blast , Lt Governor of Delhi Tejindra Khanna on Monday said adequate security cover will be put in place in the city for the Common wealth Games from October 3 to 14.

During a meeting with an Australian delegation, Khanna, who is looking after the security aspect of the Games in coordination with the Union Home Ministry, said foolproof security will be put in place ahead of the event.

He said the city was fully prepared to ensure adequate protection during the event as all possible measures were being taken by security agencies.

The Australian delegation was led by Speaker of Western Australia Assembly Grant Woodhams.

Over 9,000 athletes from 71 countries besides 100,000 international spectators are expected to visit the national capital during the event.