PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Saturday established control room to ensure the provision of edibles items to consumers on approved prices during the holy month of Ramzan.

Deputy Commissioner, Peshawar told the media that the control room has been established on the directives of the Federal government to facilitate consumers during Ramazan and prevent the artificial increase in the prices of essential commodities.

The deputy commissioner announced that the control room will make efforts to maintain the price of commodities according to the lists approved by the government authorities.  He further added that the control room would monitor the availability of edibles in Ramzan on government approved price lists besides addressing complaints of public.

The staff deputed in the control room can be contacted on 03312037765.

Rescue 1122 observes World Fire Fighters Day

PESHAWAR: The provincial emergency rescue services, Rescue 1122, arranged a ceremony paying tributes to firefighters for saving lives during emergencies on the occasion of world firefighter days on Saturday here at the provincial headquarter of Rescue 1122.

Director General of Rescue 1122 Dr Khateer Ahmad while addressing the ceremony said that since emergency service has been launched in the province, the lives of thousands of people have been saved.

Ahmad added that rescue workers have faced more the 9000 incidents of fire throughout the province. Ahmad added that the rescue workers are putting their own lives in danger for rescuing the lives of other people.

He ensured the firefighters that they will be equipped with the latest equipment adding a motorcycle fire tending service was also being introduced by Rescue 1122. The director general further informed that Rescue 1122 has acquired an aerial platform snorkel to douse fire in multistory buildings.

The ceremony among others was attended by Director Operations Rescue 1122, Hassan Dad, District Emergency Officer, Malik Sherdil, emergency officers and a large number of rescue workers.