KARACHI: Sindh government has decided to initiate rescue-1122 service in the province to provide instant assistance and help to people in an emergency situation, ARY News reported.
The decision was taken during a high-level meeting today with Sindh Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah in the chair. Initially, the ‘Sindh Rescue -1122 service’ would be launched in Karachi and gradually its ambit would be extended to whole province.
Chief Secretary Mumtaz Ali Shah said that 31 stations of the rescue service would be established in the first phase at different areas of the city. He further said that ambulances, fire tenders and skilled workforce would be provided at the stations to tackle any emergency situation.
Earlier, Balochistan Chief Minister Jam Kamal, on January 27, had said soon Rescue 1122 service would be launched in the province to provide assistance to the people in an emergency situation.
Talking to media during his visit to Quaid’s Mausoleum in Karachi, he had said attention was not paid in the past on the health sector and situation of all the district hospitals would be overhauled.
Jam Kamal had said the nation would have to follow the vision of the Quaid for development. He had said Pakistan had a big opportunity for making progress in the face of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. “Soon Saudi Arabia will establish an oil refinery in Gwadar,” he had said.