Ajmer gets ready for Zardari visit

Senior officials in this pilgrim city today held a meeting to fine-tune and coordinate preparations for Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari`s visit here on April 8.

Last Updated: Apr 04, 2012, 15:41 PM IST

Ajmer: Senior officials in this pilgrim city
today held a meeting to fine-tune and coordinate preparations
for Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari`s visit here on April
8.

District Collector Manju Rajpal directed officials of
the district administration and other concerned departments
to make proper arrangements for the visit of Zardari to Dargah
Sharif.

The DM and SP discussed security structure and
arrangements that will be in place during the high-profile
visit.

As per the tentative schedule, Zardari would spend half
an hour inside the shrine of sufi saint Khawaja Moinuddin
Chishti, in the evening of April 8.

"Zardari would arrive at Sanganer airport in Jaipur from
New Delhi in a special aircraft at 3.10 PM and leave for Ajmer
in helicopter after ten minutes. The helicopter would land at
Ghughara helipad on the outskirts of Ajmer at 4.10 PM from
where he will travel to Dargah by road," Additional District
Collector Jagdish Purohit said.

"He will be in Dargah by 4.40 PM and leave for the
helipad on 5.10 PM and thereafter he will leave for Jaipur,"
he said.

Besides the officials of different departments, Sohel
Khan of Dargah committee was also present in the meeting,
another official said.

PTI