Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar officially launched Rescue 1122 Service in 79 Tehsils of Punjab under a phase-wise program in Lahore on Tuesday.
On this occasion, Chief Minister launched Rescue 1122 service in Sharqpur Sharif, Safdarabad, Narang Mandi, Nowshera Virkaan, Nurpur, Quaidabad, Karor Paka, Renala Khurd, Pindi Bhattian, Darya Khan and Jalalpur Pirwala Tehsils.
He handed over keys of 22 new ambulances to the concerned authorities for timely provision of emergency services to the people in the 11 Tehsils.
The Chief Minister said every human life is precious and timely treatment is the right of every individual so government has extended the scope of rescue service at Tehsil level.
He said new Rescue stations have been set up in 79 tehsils and towns of the Province and Rescue service will be completely launched in these Tehsils by June.
He said Punjab will be the first province of the country where Rescue Air Ambulance service is being launched for various emergencies.