DGP Anjani Kumar holds security coordination meeting

HYDERABAD: A security coordination meeting was held here at the Telangana DGP office on Tuesday ahead of the G-20 Summit Working Group meetings scheduled to be held in the city from January 28 - June 17. DGP Anjani Kumar said that coordination between various security departments is necessary for the smooth conduct of the Working Group meetings.

He directed Hyderabad and Cyberabad police commissioners to make extensive arrangements mainly at the airport, hotels where the delegates stay and meeting areas and also to set up special control rooms in the city and at the airport. Senior police officers of the state, Airport Authority of India, Regional Passport Office, NDRF, SRDF, CISF, NSG and other security related departments, also participated in the meeting.

The G-20 Security Coordination Committee under the chairmanship of Anjani Kumar has decided to work in tandem for the successful conduct of the prestigious G-20 Working Group meetings.

Anjani Kumar said that 215 working group meetings are being held in 56 cities of the country ahead of this summit. As part of this, six meetings will be held in Hyderabad. While the first meeting will be held on January 28, working group meetings will be held on March 6, 7, April 26, 27, 28, June 7, 8, 9, June 15, 16 and 17 under the auspices of various ministries.

“Ministers, Secretaries, Joint Secretary level officials and representatives of voluntary organizations will attend these meetings and coordination between various security departments is necessary to conduct these meetings smoothly and without any security problems,” he said.

Anjani added that as the high-ranking delegates attending these meetings will also have the opportunity to visit popular tourist areas in the city, extensive security measures have to be taken in those areas. “ For effective coordination in this regard, internal WhatsApp groups should be formed and information should be provided from time-to-time,” he added.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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