Dr Rizwan Naseer assumes charge as DG Rescue 1122


Lahore—Dr Rizwan Naseer assumed charge as the director general, Punjab Emergency Services (Rescue 1122), after his selection and approval by Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and the Punjab cabinet. He was welcomed when he arrived at Rescue 1122 headquarters and Emergency Services Academy, where he was presented bouquets and flowers. Dr Rizwan was the founder of Rescue 1122, which he established in 2004 as a pilot project in Lahore. Later on, he also established a training institute, Emergency Services Academy, which has imparted disaster management training to over 17,000 cadets & emergency professionals from Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Sindh, Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.—APP