DG re­views res­cue ar­range­ments dur­ing Muhar­ram

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

The Di­rec­tor Gen­eral, Pun­jab Emer­gency Ser­vice Dr Rizwan Naseer re­viewed ar­range­ments of Res­cue 1122 for pro­vid­ing emer­gency cover to mourn­ing pro­ces­sions of Muhar­ram-ul-Har­ram in all Dis­tricts of Pun­jab.

He also re­viewed ar­range­ments of all dis­tricts and an­a­lyzed work­ing of district con­trol rooms and Pro­vin­cial Mon­i­tor­ing Cell. He di­rected all DEOs to re­strict the leaves of the res­cuers, im­ple­ment Code Red on 9th & 10th of the Muhar­ram and pro­vide emer­gency cover while strictly ob­serv­ing Corona Emer­gency Re­sponse pro­to­cols to all ma­jor pro­ces­sions.

He as­serted that Dis­as­ter Re­sponse Force sta­tioned at Res­cue Head­quar­ters will be dis­patched in case of any ma­jor emer­gency for backup sup­port.

He was pre­sid­ing over a video link meet­ing of Dis­tricts Emer­gency Of­fi­cers and se­nior res­cue of­fi­cers at Res­cue 1122 Head­quar­ters here on Tues­day. DG Res­cue Pun­jab di­rected all DEOs to re­view the check­list of pre­pared­ness & con­tin­u­ously hold meet­ings of District Emer­gency Boards with key fo­cal per­sons of Shia Sect/ Ma­jalis, en­sure train­ing of Imamia Scouts/ vol­un­teers, and map­ping of all li­censed & tra­di­tional ma­jalis and pro­ces­sions. He also di­rected them to com­mu­ni­cate all di­rec­tions to field for­ma­tion of Res­cue Ser­vice to en­sure emer­gency re­sponse with per­sonal pro­tec­tive equip­ment es­pe­cially face­mask, prac­tice so­cial dis­tance avoid eat­ing and drink­ing in gath­er­ing to avoid the spread of Corona.

Ear­lier, Head of Op­er­a­tions Mr. Ayaz As­lam briefed DG Res­cue Pun­jab that res­cuers in all dis­tricts are per­form­ing emer­gency du­ties as per emer­gency plans for Muhar­ram-ulHar­ram in ac­cor­dance with the di­rec­tions is­sued by the Gov­ern­ment of Pun­jab.

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