LAHORE: The Director General Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) Dr Rizwan Naseer on Tuesday reviewed all the arrangements regarding emergency services during Muharram that sets in from Wednesday.
According to Rescue 1122, he directed all the District Emergency Officers (DEOs) to remain on high alert and ensure quick response of emergency ambulance, as well as rescue and fire
services. “8500 rescuers would perform duties in different shifts in the Punjab
during Muharram and three special monitoring teams under the supervision of Provincial Monitoring Cell (PMC) would monitor rescue activities round the clock”, he explained.
Medical technicians and other rescue officials along with 24 ambulances, 11 fire tenders, two rescue vehicles, 5 specialized vehicles and 44 mobile posts would provide medical services to the processions, the DG added.
Rescue service points would be set up at Imam Bargah Bhakewal Morr, Samanabad,Niaz Baig Village,Ali Raza Abad,Chungi Amar Sadhu,Kotha Pind, Nishtar Town,H-Block Model Town, Cavalry Ground, Nishat Colony/R.A Bazaar,A-Block Model Town, Batapur Attokey Awan, Adda Shabil Hando Village, Aziz Pully,Lalpul Mughalpura,Islampura, Rang Mahal
Chowk, Bhaati Chowk,Imamia Colony Shahdra and Jafria Colony.