Wednesday, November 05, 2008

[WEC Reports] 800 to maintain security at endurance show

Nst.com.my

2008/11/05
KUALA TERENGGANU, TERENGGANU:

Eight hundred policemen will be deployed to provide security for partcipants and guests at the four-day FEI World Endurance Championship (WEC) 2008 which starts in the Bidong Valley, Setiu, tomorrow.
Terengganu deputy police chief Datuk Jalaludin Abdul Rahman said today that the guests included the Sultan of Brunei, Sultan Hasanal Bolkiah.

"Their safety, from the moment they arrive until they depart will be our responsibility," he told a news conference here.

He the police had also sought the cooperation of the public and residents in the surrounding areas to stay away from the tracks as their presence might scare the horses.

The championship will see 133 riders from 32 countries competing at the Terengganu International Endurance Park, the first time that the FEI championship is being held in a tropical country.

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Posted By Merri to WEC Reports at 11/05/2008 04:51:00 PM

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