The Chairperson of the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, has congratulated all member departments on the role which they have played in ensuring that the opening ceremony and first games of the Orange African Cup of Nations 2013 took place in a peaceful, safe and secure environment.
Nat Joints Media Officer Dennis Andriao said various other security operations and safety exercises were carried out successfully, such as route and rail security, road safety, inner and outer stadium security, host city and accommodation security, airspace control, social responsibility, by-law enforcement and emergency medical services.
Andriao further said other measures successfully implemented prior to the opening include border movement control, enforcing of customs, immigration, agricultural and health regulations and ensuring safe team movements.
He added that such operations, and many others, will continue until the end of the AFCON tournament.
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