25 couples tie the knot

SIALKOT -As many as 25 couples, including seven Christian couples, tied the knot during a mass-wedding ceremony hosted by a local exporter-cum-philanthropist Sarfraz Bajwa here on Wednesday.
The guests of honour including AJK MLA Ch Ishaq, Sialkot Deputy Commissioner Dr Farrukh Naveed, Sialkot ADCG Meesam Abbas, Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) President Zahid Latif Malik, SCCI Vice President Abid Ahmed Khawaja and Sialkot District Council Vice Chairman Ch Raza Subhani distributed wedding gifts and Rs100,000 cash to each couple. They saw off the couples with prayers for happy marital life.

Rescuers’ performance highlighted

SADIQABAD – The Rescue 1122 responded to 549 emergency calls during the previous month of November. It provided first aid to the injured and shifted the critical ones to hospitals. The average response time was six minutes. According to Rescue 1122 Station Coordinator Muhammad Shafiq, the emergency cases included 205 road accidents, 287 medical emergencies, two fire incidents, six crime calls and 49 miscellaneous cases. At least 166 victims of different accidents were provided on-the-spot medical treatment. Mr Shafiq said that 114 cases of road accidents occurred due to speeding, 72 due to reckless driving, three because of dilapidated roads, eight due to thick fog and four due to tyre bursting.

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