LAHORE - Following suicide blast in Islamabad, the city was put on high alert with intensified patrolling and deployment of additional force around the important government buildings, trade centers, bus and wagon stands. Special arrangements have been made for security within and surrounding the Punjab Assembly, Governor House, CM house, High Court and other important government buildings. Heavy deployment on all city's entry and exit points including railway stations and airports have been made. Authorities have also doubled security at all foreign consulates. Special instructions have also been issued to all shopping malls, restaurants, hotels and recreational areas to arrange for special security arrangements besides police presence. The administrations of the above-mentioned buildings have started searching people and cars being parked on the premises. Special lists of religious as well as political activists have been given to officials concerned. The Bomb Disposal Squad, Civil Defence, Rescue 1122 and Fire Brigade officials have been instructed to remain vigil. All hospitals have also been directed to remain on high alert for any untoward incident. All DSPs and SHOs have been assigned separate areas to supervise the police deployment. Police copes in plain clothes have also been deployed on sensitive areas. They have also been provided with the metal detectors. Security cover has also been beefed up around the sensitive areas including State Bank of Pakistan, private and public banks, GPO and others. On strict instructions of CCPO Pervez Rathore, special patrolling has also been increased in different localities. Elite Police, Muhafiz Police and Janbaz Police have started patrolling round the clock. All bigger and small hotels as well as guesthouses have been provided with extra security. Police authorities have directed hotel and guesthouses' administration to maintain the data regarding customers and guests. They said that only those should be given stay in the hotels and guestrooms who provided their new National Identity Card. Authorities warned them of strict action if instructions are not followed in true letter and spirit.