Rescue 1122 celebrates International Volunteers Day


Staff Reporter

The Punjab Emergency Service, Rescue 1122 celebrated International Volunteers Day-5th December upon the direction of Director General Emergency Service Rescue 1122, Dr. Rizwan Naseer (SI) to highlight the role of volunteers in communities. The main focus this year is awareness and recognition for volunteers with commitment and hope to work for a better world.
In this regard Emergency Service, Rescue 1122, Rawalpindi holds an event at Central Rescue Station, Rawal Road, Rawalpindi. Emergency Officer Mr. Ali Hussain, Rescue and Safety Officer Mrs. Azra Shahid, Members of VSO International, Rescuers and Rescue Scouts participated in this event.
Ms. Azra Shahid Akhter, Rescue & Safety Officer welcomed the participants on behalf of Emergency Service and briefed about the volunteerism, role of volunteer for safer communities and contribution of rescue volunteers. District Emergency Officer, Dr. Abdur Rehman briefed about Service and volunteerism.
The volunteers performed their skills which they learnt by the Rescue 1122 trainers and participated in event and walk to commemorate the International Volunteers Day. The volunteers have been presented appreciation certificates in recognition of their services and new volunteers have also been enrolled during the function.