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CM Mohsin Naqvi allocates Rs300 million for AED equipment in 800 ambulances

CM Mohsin Naqvi allocates Rs300 million for AED equipment in 800 ambulances
December 28, 2023 Web Desk

LAHORE (92 News) - Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi visited the Emergency Services Academy Thokar Niaz Baig and attended the passing-out parade ceremony on Thursday.

Observing their emergency response, Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi witnessed impeccable rescue drills, including swimming training, equipment inspections, and a symbolic descent from a fire tower with the national flag.

Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi received salutes from the passing-out rescuers. He inspected the rescuers' parade and awarded shields and prizes to those excelling in the training, emphasizing the significance of life-saving skills. Emergency Services Academy Director General Dr Rizwan Naseer, administered the oath to the rescuers.

Addressing the ceremony, Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi highlighted that every fourth patient faces heart problems and announced funds of Rs 300 million for Automated External Defibrillator (AED) equipment in 800 ambulances to enhance cardiac emergency response.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi conducted a visit to the Al-Falah Building to inspect the newly established business facilitation center aimed at providing convenience to investors. He reviewed the one-window operation for local and foreign investors, inspected the functions of the provincial and federal government departments' counters and engaged in discussions with officials. He directed that the issuance of NOCs to investors be ensured within a specified timeframe.

Under this flagship program, 20 provincial and federal departments are providing services to the investors under one roof; he added and disclosed that business facilitation centers are also being set up in Faisalabad, Sialkot, Gujranwala, Rawalpindi and Multan, contributing to the overall ease of doing business across the region.