Expedited efforts to rescue stranded tourists in Murree underway: CM.

Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has declared emergency in Murree and adjacent areas in view of current situation due to snowfall.

In a statement issued here on Saturday, he said that an emergency had been declared in all the state departments including police, administration, Rescue-1122 and public hospitals to deal with the situation.

He directed the Chief Secretary, Inspector General of Police, Relief Commissioner, Rescue 1122 Director General and Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) DG to lead the rescue activities.

The chief minister has also reserved his personal helicopter for rescue operation, whereas, all the state rest houses in Murree and adjacent areas had been opened for tourists. He also directed the Rescue 1122 DG to reach Murree and lead the rescue operation. Also, the Chief Minister directed to expedite the rescue operation for stranded tourists in...

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