In this regard, training of newly recruited 566 rescuers has started at Emergency Services Academy, Ferozepur Road, Lahore. In the first phase, tehsils included Ahmad Pur East, Chichawatni, Gujar Khan, Jaranwala, Kabeerwala, Khanpur, Liaquatpur, Kharian, Mian Channu, Mureed Kay, Pattoki and Sadiqabad.
Addressing the newly recruited rescuers, DG Rescue-1122 said that with quality training and effective monitoring, the Service has been able to maintain standards of its services all over the Punjab. He urged the new rescuers to make their work easy in the field, adding and also to maintain standards of the Service in tehsils.
He said that emergency care is the fundamental human right and the Service is working to ensure provision of this basic right.
“Therefore, other provinces like KPK, AJK and Gilgit Baltistan have also been provided with technical assistance in replication of this Service so that all citizens of Pakistan can have sense of safety in case of any emergency or disaster,” he stated.