Rescue 1122 to provide round-the-clock services during Eid


LAHORE: Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 Director General Dr Rizwan Naseer held an emergency preparedness meeting on Monday to review the arrangements made on the occasion of Eidul Azha in all cities of Punjab including Lahore, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Multan, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Bahawalpur, Dera Ghazi Khan, Sahiwal, Sialkot, Rahim Yar Khan, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Muzzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Mianwali, Pakpattan, Kasur, Gujrat, Bahawalnagar, Jehlum, Attock, Khanewal, Vehari, Chakwal, Okara, Hafizabad, Sheikhupura, Lodhran, Nankana Sahib, Khushab, Mandi Bahauddin, Narowal, Layyah, Bhakkar and Murree.
Emergency vehicles would be deputed at all major Eid congregations and sensitive areas along with trained emergency staff to provide immediate pre-hospital emergency services.
Emergency Officers including trained doctors would supervise the arrangements during the Eid holidays. Rescuers have been assigned special duties to provide emergency medical, rescue and fire fighting services during Eid holidays.
In Lahore, Rescue 1122 staff would perform special duties in the district control room and emergency rescue stations while 23 equipped emergency ambulances, 17 fire vehicles, 2 rescue vehicles, one water rescue vehicle and a disaster rescue team would also be at their disposal.
Special mobile posts would also be established for providing medical treatment at public gatherings. Rescue posts would be established at the Jamia Ashrafia, Qaddafi Stadium, the main gate of the Aitchison College, Lala Zar Park, Walton Academy Ground, Shalimar Chowk, Bilal Park Masjid, Badshaahi Masjid, Chuburgi, Jahangir’s tomb, Hazrat Mian Mir Darbar, Masjid-e-Shohada, Moon Market Gulshan-e-Ravi, Out Fall Road, Noorul Islam Masjid, Rehmatul Allalimeen Park, Masjid Chowk Defence, Data Darbar, Model Town Morr, Minhajul Quran Centre, the Punjab Assembly, Mansoora, Central Station Rescue, Rescue Niaz Baig Station, Fortress Stadium, Shahdara Station, Wapda House, Masjid-e-Khizra, Moon Market Rescue Station, Jati Umra Raiwind, Liberty and Los Rescue Station.