By Our Staff Reporter
LAHORE: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) Ambulance, Rescue and Fire Services will be on high alert during Eid holidays in the province to cope with any emergency.
In this regard, DG Rescue Punjab Dr Rizwan Naseer reviewed arrangements in a meeting held at Rescue 1122 Headquarters on Wednesday which was attended by heads of all wings. The head of provincial monitoring cell briefed the DG that emergency plans for Eid had been finalised in all districts in consultation with deputy commissioners.
The DG Rescue was briefed that around 11,130 rescuers would be deployed at strategic sites during Eid holidays to ensure prompt response to emergencies, disasters, or any others untoward incident. It was further briefed that 11,130 rescuers would perform Eid duties in three shifts at 650 points established across Punjab, including 250 key points of emergency vehicles and 400 of Motorbike Ambulances.
Special Mobile Rescue posts will provide optimum emergency cover at major Eid prayer venues. The Provincial Monitoring Cell and Patient Transfer Services Cell at Rescue 1122 Headquarters will remain operational round-the-clock to ensure effective implementation of District Emergency Plans.