RAWALPINDI -City Traffic Police finalised arrangements under a comprehensive traffic plan for full-dress rehearsal in connection with the Pakistan Day parade, said a spokesman on Monday.

The full dress rehearsal would be held on March 19 and 21, 2019.

According to Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Muhammad Bin Ashraf, entry of heavy traffic from Faizabad to Rawalpindi and Islamabad would remain closed during the rehearsal.

He said that all traffic on Murree Road heading towards Islamabad would be directed to use diversion point of Double Road Chowk and 9th Avenue, whereas traffic coming from Koral Chowk would use Khanna Pull service road to enter Islamabad, after passing through Shamsabad via Double Road and 9th Avenue.

Heavy vehicles, including buses, trucks and trailers, would not be allowed to enter the city, he added.

Public transport vehicles coming from Murree, he said, will not be allowed to move towards the capital city from Lower Topa, Double Motorway Turn, Dana Mor, and Satra Mill toll plaza.