Showing posts with label security. Show all posts
Showing posts with label security. Show all posts

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Would 18th SAARC Summit Control extremist and terrorist activities?

Sri Lankan Ambassador to Nepal WM Senevirathna expressed his views on November 22, 2014 in Kathmandu that SAARC is facing serious challenges in various areas, including development, connectivity, extremist and terrorist activities and hoped for agreements materialize the aspiration of South Asia to be integrated, peaceful and a developed region.

The eight country membered SAARC meeting is scheduled to be held in Nepal's Capital, Kathmandu from November 26, 2014 in City Hall.

Ambassadors from various SAARC member countries including Bangladesh, India, Nepal stressed on implementation of various agreements reached in the past and focused on need for enhancement, connectivity and promote peace in the South Asia.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

26K Security Force Deployed for 18th SAARC Summit

Nepal government (NG), Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) is planning to deploy more than 26,000 security personnel from Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police and National Intelligence Department inside Kathmandu Valley for the upcoming 18th Saarc Summit beginning the security rehearsal on Tuesday.

Nepal Army is set to coordinate the overall security of the summit while Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and National Investigation Department will perform supporting duty.
The office has used all the state mechanisms to ensure security of the guests and Nepal Police has asked 300 personnel from the reserve force in various districts to arrive in the Capital for the summit.
The security around the summit venue, hotels where the guests will be staying and the retreat venue has also been heightened employing largest number of security forces after the Constituent Assembly election that was conducted in November 2013.

Nepal's Int'l airport to Serve Round The Clock during 18th SAARC Summit

With the motive to provide uninterrupted services during the 18th SAARC Summit going to be held on November 26 & 27, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has decided to operate Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) round the clock for 4 days.

The one and only international airport will operate 24 hours to manage flights which remains closed from 12:30 A.M to 6:30 A.M on usual days.

"As we need to issue Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) during VIP´s arrivals, we will be operating 24 hours so that flights can arrive even if they are delayed," said Shrestha.

NOTAM is a notice filed with an aviation authority regarding any hazard or disturbance en route or at a specific location. During NOTAM, aircraft cannot take off or land.

The airport is set to issue NOTAM from 9:15 A.M. to 5 P.M. on November 25, from 8 A.M. to 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. to 4 P.M. on November 27 and from 8:40 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. on November 28.

Ministry of Home Affairs bringing all reserve police to Ktm for SAARC

To bolster security for 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, the Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal is bringing all reserve police personnel deployed in various part of the country to the Valley.

While some 700 police personnel have been moved to Kathmandu from various neighboring districts, including Kavrepalanchowk, Nuwakot, Dhading and Sindhupalchowk, nearly 300 personnel have brought here from the five regional police headquarters, according to the Home Ministry.

The trained police personnel will jointly participate in security rehearsals in Kathmandu starting Tuesday.
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