Islamabad: Leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has finalised ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s plan to travel to Lahore on the GT Road. According to sources, the PML-N leadership held consultation today on the fourth day of Nawaz Sharif’s stay in Punjab House, Islamabad.
In this regard, Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal held a meeting with Nawaz Sharif and finalised matters relating to the PML-N chief’s travel to Lahore in a cavalcade. The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has already announced that the former prime minister will travel to Lahore via the historical Grand Trunk Road today (Wednesday 9 August).
In the meeting, security plan was also chalk out. Sources said more than 6000 police personnel, including Elite Force commandos, will be deployed along the route of rally.
On the other hand, to deal with any emergency situation, the provincial health department has issued a high alert in all hospitals along the GT Road. Ambulances, medicines, doctors and paramedical staff have been put on standby.