Martin Kobler, a German career diplomat and Germany’s ambassador to Pakistan is rather quite a popular personality among the public. His efforts to integrate with the people of Pakistan have gained him a popularity that very few foreigners enjoy.
He also uses his positive influence to educate people wherever he can and he did the same here in his short video message raising awareness about road safety. The government of Pakistan has stressed enough on the issue and has urged the public to wear helmets for their own safety, however since the general public takes is unaware of the significance and magnitude of the problem, they take it for granted.
According to a WHO (World Health Organization) report published in 2013, road accidents will become the highest cause of death by the year 2030.
Traffic accidents kill on average 15 people in Pakistan daily. As per WHO, road accidents are claiming lives of over 30,000 people every year. That means with average 20 people in 10,000 people losing their lives to road accidents every year, Pakistan ranks 67th in the world.
With revisiting our rules and regulations, Pakistanis also need to take critical safety measures to prevent such unfortunate incidents from happening.
After missing a near hit himself, Martin Kobler took to twitter stressing on the importance of wearing helmets. In his usual casual and friendly tone, he pleads his audience to not risk their lives and save themselves from the dire consequences this minor careless can result in. Here is what he said:
Wear helmets on motorbikes!!! Coming back from a ride and had a near-miss myself. Look at what i recorded…. pic.twitter.com/w2f4aA7njj
— German Embassy Islamabad (@GermanyinPAK) December 8, 2018
Responding to him, people appreciated his concern and his effort to educate the people. Here is what people had to say about it:
What an inspiration you have been 👍
— Kamran A. Mahar (@camranmahar) December 8, 2018
بھائی اس بندے کو پاکستان کی شہریت دے دو۔ ہمارے سیاستدانوں سے ذیادہ خیال تو اِس کو ہے۔
— Saqib (@saqibjanjua1986) December 8, 2018
You’re a great teacher of public safety, i must say .. love from Rahim yar khan ❤️
— Naeem Jameel (@NaeemJameel92) December 8, 2018
Thanks for ur concern Sir !! Good job 👏 Awareness is as necessary as practical attempt
— Fat!mA Kazm! (@FatimAAbbas007) December 8, 2018
ہم وہ قوم ہیں جو اپنے محسنوں میں سے بھی کیڑے نکالتے ہیں، برباد ہونے پہ آ گئے ہو لیکن بندے نہیں بنے۔۔۔
— Sakhawat Jameel (@SakhawatJameel) December 8, 2018
You are right mr https://t.co/I2pnxKgUvW is a blessing.
— Ishrat Fatima (@Ishratfatima63) December 9, 2018
Martin 😁😁! , you are going to be the super model for Pakistan now. Really appreciate the message and congratulate on the new chancellor, Germany is on the rise with this leadership.
— چھترولِ اعظم Abida K Syed (Official) (@Abida_mirza2) December 8, 2018
What is this man made of? What motivates him so much? @ZarrarKhuhro
— Hamza Murad Raan (@HamzaRaan) December 8, 2018
— Zafar Hilaly (@ZafarHilaly) December 8, 2018
Excellent tips to avoid traffic accidents . Would suggest NHMP to use this video gratis .
— Kh khalid Farooq (@Kkf50) December 9, 2018
— Maruf Hussain (@1marufhussain) December 8, 2018
Your efforts are appreciated…
— Sardar Irfan Anwar (@SardarIrfanPTI) December 8, 2018
Cant thank you enough for your thoughtful contributions towards betterment of Pakistan 🇵🇰 🇩🇪 Vielen Dank!!
— Shehrbano (@shehrbano_t) December 8, 2018
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