Founder's Profile

Secretary, Emergency Services Department,
Government of the Punjab, Pakistan


Initiated the Emergency Services Reforms in Pakistan and established Rescue 1122 - an integrated emergency services model for South Asia. Also established first modern Emergency Ambulance, Fire & Rescue Services and Emergency Services Academy in Pakistan. Under his leadership Pakistan Rescue Team became the first United Nations INSARAG Certified Team in South Asia. Represented Pakistan internationally at the Red Cross General Assemblies, United Nations Humanitarian Meetings and International Safe Communities Conferences. In recognition of his services, received several awards, including the national Development Leadership Award and Sitara-i-Imtiaz conferred upon him by the Government of Pakistan and Medal by the President of Turkey.


  • The Secretary, Emergency Services Department, Government of Punjab.
  • Rector, Emergency Services Academy, Pakistan.
  • Commander, Pakistan Rescue Team (United Nations INSARAG Certified)
  • The Secretary, Punjab Emergency Council.


  • The Secretary General, Pakistan Red Cross/ Crescent.
  • Representative of National Task Force on Revamping of Civil Defence and Emergency Services for Interior Ministry of Pakistan.
  • National Coordinator, Emergency Preparedness Program of World Health Organization (WHO) and Health Ministry of Pakistan.
  • UNDP Consultant on Emergency Services & Disaster Management.
  • Chairman, Fire Safety Commission.
  • President, Safe Communities, Pakistan.


  • MBBS; MS; MBA; DPM & PhD Course on Safety Promotion.
  • International Fellowships from Canada & USA.


  • Over 22 research papers published in National & International Journals.
  • National Report on Emergency Relief Services in Pakistan for UNDP & Interior Ministry of Pakistan.
  • Author of books on First Aid, Emergency Care and Community Safety.

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