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Rescue Service 1122 being expanded to 86 more Punjab Tehsils

LAHORE, Pakistan: The Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has said that the provincial government has purchased new ambulances costing Rs 1.5 billion to improve the Emergency Rescue Service 1122.

In a statement issued in Lahore, he said that the Emergency Service in 86 Tehsils and the Motorbike Ambulance Service in 27 Districts are being launched in the Punjab province.

The Chief Minister said that Air Rescue Services should be launched for a timely response on long and difficult routes.

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Usman Buzdar said that through the Punjab Emergency Service Amendment Act 2021, the Emergency Service has been given the status of a department.

The Punjab Chief Minister said that the Community Emergency Response Teams will also be formed at the Union Council level for timely delivery of emergency services at their doorsteps.

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