Makkah intensifies air surveillance for the last 10 days of Ramadaan
Cii Radio|Ayesha Ismail|05 June 2018|20 Ramadaan 1439
Saudi Arabia’s air security has enhanced its surveillance, which includes monitoring the security situation and observing Mecca skies, the Grand Mosque and the main roads leading to the holy site.
Brigadier General Hassan al-Bassam, General Commander of Aviation Security, stated that the General Aviation Security Command is working in the ongoing Ramadan season as per plan. He asserted that all services are focused on visitors to the Grand Mosque.
Brigadier Hassan al-Bassam said that they are preparing themselves with each passing day of the holy month of Ramadan, and the increasing number of pilgrims, along with getting ready for of its last 10 days. Air presence in the sky has been intensified, with continuous surveillance and monitoring of the central district and the roads leading to it.
He said that air security planes carry out different humanitarian and security missions and provide logistics support for all government bodies. These planes are equipped with latest monitoring gadgets, which keep an eye on security installations and traffic.
They also participate in executing contingency plans in case of an emergency and are always prepared to mobilize ambulance and other medical evacuation plans.
Source – Al Arabiya