A function was held at the provincial headquarters of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Rescue Service (Rescue 1122) on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
The head of the service in provincial capital Dr Khateer Ahmed said on the occasion that a woman is a figure of honor and respect as a mother, sister, daughter and wife and behind a successful man, a woman has an important role to play.
More than 100 women personnel are providing services in various fields in Rescue 1122.
Dr Khateer Ahmed said that the women personnel of Rescue 1122 are providing services to the people along with men during emergencies and men and women during emergencies.
Medical assistance is provided to patients and injured without discrimination of women.
The female personnel in Rescue 1122 include computer operators, emergency medical technicians, firefighters and disaster relief workers, who are on standby to deal with all types of emergencies.