Kathmandu, Nov 26: The security situation in the capital city has been beefed up ahead of the 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit by considering the security of the head of state/government present in Kathmandu to take part in the SAARC Summit.
The Ministry of Home Affairs said nearly 28,000 security personnel have been deployed with the provision of integrated security system during the SAARC Summit. Nepali Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police and National Investigation Department have been included in the integrated security system.
Likewise, security checks are ongoing at Nagdhunga, Tinpiple of Balaju, Pharping and Jagatiâ€”the major entry points to Kathmandu valley. The CCTVs have been installed in the major entry points to the city citing security sensitivity.
Likewise, a large number of security personnel have been deployed near the SAARC Summit venue, City Hall.
Spokesperson at the Ministry of Home Affairs Laxmi Dhakal said that security situation has been beefed up in the capital city while information system is also managed to support the security management.
Likewise, security situation has been tightened in and around the Hotel Radisson, the venue of media centre.