Rescue 1122 team completes international training

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Lahore (Online): The Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122 six members operational team completed Emergency & Disaster Management training from United Kingdom to deal day to day emergencies related to Orange Metro Line in an effective manner. Online reported,
This team has been sent for specialized training upon directions of the Chief Minister Punjab Mian Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif.
This training has been organized by Mr. Hanzala Malik Former Member Scottish Parliament in continuation of MoU between Lahore City and Glasgow as twin cities and MoU between Strathclyde Fire Service.
Dr. Ahmad Raza (Tamgha-i-Imtiaz), District Emergency Officer Lahore Head of Delegation briefed to Director General Rescue 1122 Brig (R) Dr Arshad Zia and all headquarters team about 10 days academic and practical simulation based training of metro train accidents and disasters from Scottish Fire Service, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom. He told that the Rescue 1122 team Pakistan comprising of Mr Shahid
Waheed Qammer Emergency Officer, Muhammad Azam Rescue & Safety Officer, Naeem-Ur-Rehman Emergency Medical Technician, Amjad Khan Fire Rescuer and
Muhammad Jhangir DERT Rescuer has gone through field visit to Scottish Public Transport System and Scottish Ambulance Service.
Furthermore, the team also received a comprehensive training on underground structure and tunnels, incident command considerations, hazard risk vulnerability assessment, specialized
equipment, major incident planning, underground stations visits, road traffic crashes management, contingency planning, strategic planning control rooms and paramedical cycle program.
The Director General Brig (R) Dr. Arshad Zia congratulated all team on successful completion of training and directed to design a comprehensive
training course for earliest training of all rescuers by master trainers.DG Rescue Punjab further said we are really thankful to Chief Minister
Punjab for providing all out support to enhance operational capacity of Rescue 1122 with close coordination and support of Mr. Hanzala Malik,
Member Scottish Parliament, he added.