University of Education Division of Science and Technology arranged an awareness seminar for international Civil Defense Day at Township Campus which was presided by Commandant Civil Defense Malik Liaqat Ali. The core drive of the seminar was to highlight nature and performance of civil defense department, promote the safety culture, and educating the students how to save and prevent the society from disasters. Delivering a lecture to students, Commandant Civil Defense said that year 2013 is announced as year to gain training of civil defense especially it has become unavoidable for youth and students to be aware off the safety measures and precautions against disasters. He also notified the safety measures which ought to be taken to escape from fire and provide initial aid to the victims and to control the situations created by such disasters so that losses could be minimized. Director Division of Science and Technology Dr.Rana Abrar Hussain also addressed the seminar.
Awareness walk for civil defense was also held after the seminar participated by civil defense officers, professors, lecturers, scouts and a number of students. Afterwards, civil defense scouts practically demonstrated to escape from fire and use of fire extinguishing instruments whereas Vice Commandant Civil Defense Imran Khalid and Chief Coordinator Zulfikar Ali also escorted them.
Boosting the seminar and delivering a message, Vice Chancellor University of Education Dr. Faiz ul Hasan said that civil defense training is ineluctable as this training enables us to overcome the natural disasters in a better way. Moreover he said that sense of safety culture could be promoted by providing such kind of trainings and seminars. He said that civil defense scouts are worth appreciating as they are fulfilling their responsibilities whole heartedly, dedicatedly and devotedly.