Punjab CM lauds Rescue 1122’s performance during floods


Says it doesn’t leave suffering humanity alone in any situation

Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi congratulated Rescue 1122 on the completion of 18 years of its service in the province and said that the organization is very close to his heart. In a statement issued on Friday, the CM noted that Rescue 1122 does not leave the suffering humanity alone in any situation. I am happy that Rescue 1122 is always at the forefront in the service of the suffering humanity, he said. Accidents, earthquakes, floods, epidemics, medical emergencies, fires whatever, rescue 1122 is the first to reach out.

The CM stated that Rescue 1122’s performance during the recent floods was exemplary. The Rescue 1122 staff is earning a reward along with their duty.

Rescue 1122 is an ideal emergency service in South Asia; he said and added that the scope of Rescue 1122 service has been extended to the tehsils. Rescue 1122 has rescued 11.5 million emergency victims so far.

The first modern fire rescue service responded in time to one lakh 97 thousand fire incidents, he added.

The fire rescue service of Rescue 1122 also saved potential losses of 586 billion rupees. Meanwhile, the Rescue 1122 motorbike service has been extended to all districts of Punjab.

The average response time of the Rescue 1122 motorbike service is four minutes. More than 11 lakh emergency responses were given by the timely response time of the Rescue 1122 motorbike service. Through the patient transfer service, Rescue 1122 transferred 11 lakh, critical patients, to hospitals. Rescue 1122 established the first disaster emergency response team in 2006 and it also received the honor of certification from the United Nations in 2019.

Rescue 1122 established community emergency response teams at the union council level. More than 23 thousand rescuers were also trained at the Rescue 1122 Emergency Service Academy, the CM concluded. Meanwhile Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has congratulated the national cricket team for defeating the Kiwis in the final at their home ground.

Muhammad Nawaz played the best game to lead Pakistan to victory. Hard work, passion and determination result in victory and the Pakistani team proved this again today, he said.

The Pakistani players played the best game through teamwork and won. The victory has boosted the morale of Pakistani players and it is hoped that the series of successes will also continue in the World Cup, he concluded.

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