A week-long pre-election special training of police force was started in all districts of Punjab on Sunday, reported Radio Pakistan.

In a statement, a spokesman of Punjab Police said the training is aimed at building the capacity of Police officials to counter emergency situation and any untoward incident on election day.

He further stated that the participants will be provided training in skills like protection of ballot boxes, Returning Officers (RO), VIP's, first aid, firefighting, emergency situation handling and coordination with other law enforcement agencies according to modern parameters.