GoB to start rescue 1122 service at National Highways

Published on – August 10, 2019 – 1:55 am
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QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani on Friday presided a meeting in order to review the affairs of Rescue 1122 Services in Balochistan announced to embark emergency services at all Highways in order to decline casualties during accidents.


QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan Aliyani on Friday presided a meeting in order to review the affairs of Rescue 1122 Services in Balochistan announced to embark emergency services at all Highways in order to decline casualties during accidents.

The meeting has decided to embark Rescue 1122 services at eight Highways of Balochistan under Public Primary Health Initiative (PPHI) with the cost of 3.5 billion rupees.

Provincial Minister Meer Naseebullah Marri, Zahoor Buledi, Secretary Health, Secreary Law and Secretary Finance have attended the meeting.

Chief Executive PPHI Aziz Ahmed Jamali has briefed the meeting that provincial government going to establish 25 emergency points at 08 highways in Balochistan for which training of 1st batch is underway in Punjab Province, “Container based emergency centers would be fully equipped with medical and emergency facilities while 25 fire brigade vehicles being purchased.” Aziz Jamali said added Rescue 1122 Services would be started till end of 2019.

Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan expresses satisfaction over initiative to start rescue services at highways directed Secretary Finance to release all required funds for the project.

Provincial Government also reviewed performance of PPHI decided to expand the project across the province in order to ensure health facilities in all DHQs.

Director PPHI informed the meeting that, slow progress over regularization of contract PPHI’s employees have been effective our performance but in available resources we have been providing services in all DHQs and Health centers in order to make sure quality health services.

CM Jam Kamal directed CMIT to review the process of regularizes appoints in PPHI and submit report in Chief Minister Secretariat.

In the meeting CM Balochistan expresses concerns over mixed drainage water in Pat Feeder Canal and water coming in Balochistan through Kashmoor and Sindh Province.

“The mixture of drainage water in Pat Feeder Canal would be hazardous for Balochistan which might cause Hepatitis B outbreak in Naseerabad Division.” CM Jam Kamal said directed PPHI to send water samples for testing.

The meeting lamented over Sindh Government’s progress on stealing water of Balochistan while announced to embark monitoring system in order to review progress of PPHI department.