LAHORE – The National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) N-5 Central have adopted exceptional measures to ensure smooth flow of traffic, lessen the burden of vehicular traffic by facilitating the participants of four-day annual congregation at Raiwind. The first phase of the Tableeghi Ijtema will begin from November 9.

A police spokesperson said that a comprehensive strategy had been devised in a high-level meeting under the supervision of DIG N-5 Central Rai Altaf Hussain. According to the strategy, the traffic is being diverted to Raiwind from EME Link Road, Mohlanwal Road, Sunder Road, Manga Road while traffic coming from the Motorway is being diverted to Thokar Niaz Baig to Raiwind.

Additional patrolling vehicles have also been added to cover the rush areas. Direction signs have been displayed at appropriate locations in coordination with City Traffic Police. A control room has also been established at NH&MP Guidance Center Lahore which will coordinate with control-room at Ijtima and NH&MP officers have been deployed at main control room at Raiwind.

The NH&MP ambulances along with Regional Medical Officer and paramedical staff have been asked to remain on alert round-the-clock. SSP central-I Mirza Faran Baig will personally monitor the whole process to ensure that the whole process goes smooth, according to a press release issued by the motorway police.