Security plan for tchoukball tourney all set-A A +A
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
THE Bacolod City Police Office (BCPO) is all set to ensure the safety of tchoukball players, especially the players from foreign countries who will compete in the Asia Pacific Tchoukball Championship slated August 1-5 at West Negros University, Bacolod City.
De la Paz said Task Force Asia Pacific Tchoukball Championship (APTC) was already created to ensure the safety of the delegates and visitors who will visit the city to witness the games.
Expected to join the event are 600 to 700 players and coaches from 16 countries led by defending champion Chinese Taipei, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Hongkong China, Laos, Japan, South Korea, Pakistan, India, UAE, Brunei Darussalam, Mayanmar and the host country Philippines.
Regional Police Office-6 will also send about 110 police officers to augment BCPO personnel, added De la Paz.
Police will be deployed in different venues and billeting areas to ensure that there will be no untoward incidents that will happen to the delegates.
He said they already identified the billeting areas where police will be assigned 24/7. A liaison officer and close-in security personnel will also be assigned to each delegation to secure their safety during the games here.
The city director disclosed the traffic plan of BCPO is also all set to ensure the smooth flow of traffic during the event.
On August 3, Bacolod will hold a welcome dinner for all the delegates at the New Government Center.
Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on July 31, 2012.