TDT | Manama
Chief Public Security, Lt-General Tariq Al Hassan, yesterday toured the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) to inspect security preparedness and ensure the success of the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix.
Al Hassan hailed the directives and follow-up of Interior Minister, General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, to carry out all security arrangements for the annual event.
He said that the main and emergency plans were well- studied and tested through various security scenarios carried out by joint security authorities that reflected the readiness of the participating forces and capability to carry out plans to tackle any emergency professionally.
Al Hassan noted that the security forces are deployed around the BIC and main roads leading to the race venue to ensure smooth traffic flow.
He called upon citizens, residents and visitors to enjoy the international event and the festivity atmosphere, cooperate with security personnel and follow instructions for their safety.
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