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Visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel, Ottobeuren 30th. September 2018

Embassy Services Personal Security Media

The Chancellor visited the Basilica in Ottobeuren, together with the Bavarian governor Markus Söder.

With a team of 30, VIP-Personenschutz was responsible for the comprehensive safeguarding of Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bavarian governor Markus Söder.

Our main duties included:

  • Inspection of the functions of all press appliances, in order to remove all potentially dangerous objects immediately
  • Access security provided by VIP-Personenschutz
  • Visitors' admittance security check
  • Search for explosives with trained canine units
  • Security during the interviews in the Kaiser Saal

The safeguarding of the occasion was effected smoothly and without incident.  

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Search for explosives with trained canine unit
Securing the entrance area
Inspection of the functions of all press appliances
Merkel and Söder speak in Ottobeuren Abbey
Visitors' admittance security check