Governor pays tribute to firefighters, distributes awards.

LAHORE -- Governor Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar Tuesday acknowledged and paid rich tribute to the firefighters who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty while protecting precious human lives and properties of citizens.

He expressed these views while addressing the International Firefighters Day ceremony, held at Darbar Hall of Governor's House. Director General Rescue Punjab Dr Rizwan Naseer and a large number of rescuers attended the ceremony.

The bravery of all firefighters who died in the course of their duties was remembered with a minute's silence.

The Governor said the services of all the martyred fire rescuers had been written in the history in golden letters.

Ch Sarwar said that he had arranged the training of rescue officers in Scotland during his tenure as Scottish parliamentarian. The rescue officers, trained as master trainers, replicated the...

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