CIA reviews security ahead of French Prez visit

New Delhi: One of America’s very best, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has taken up the task of securing the periphery around National Institute of Solar Energy, ahead of French President Francois Hollande’s one-day visit on January 25.

America’s top intelligence agency on Friday specifically asked the Gurgaon and Faridabad district administrations to provide action-taken report, especially in the vicinity of the Aravalli mountain range, which is known for illegal mining and other criminal activities.

According to reports, the spy agency has been focusing on Mewat district, where different security agencies have arrested four or five terrorists in the past three years.

The district administrations of Gurgaon and Faridabad have already imposed Section 144 in a radius of 2 km from the venue. SWAT teams too have been deployed in the area to thwart any potential threat.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande are scheduled to visit National Institute of Solar Energy, which is located on the Gurgaon-Faridabad Expressway, on January 25 where the two leaders will lay foundation stone for the interim secretariat of the international solar alliance.

News24 Bureau