“Made in Pakistan” ventilators will be handed over to NDMA tomorrow
Portable ventilators manufactured in Pakistan will be handed over to NDMA tomorrow, officials said, adding that 300 ventilators can be manufactured in a month if required.
According to the details, the Ministry of Science and Technology and NRTC have prepared modern style local ventilators in Pakistan. For the first time.
the first batch of “Made in Pakistan” ventilators has been prepared. Portable ventilators will be handed over to NDMA tomorrow, NRTC officials said in a briefing.
The briefing said that so far 12 ventilators have been prepared, 75 to 180 ventilators can be prepared in a week, 300 can be made in a month if required.
NRTC officials said that the Engineering Council has declared the ventilators in accordance with international standards.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry while talking to media said that we will complete the production of our ventilators in 60 days.
Fawad Chaudhry said that the volunteer team would go to different hospitals for training where the ventilators would be operated.
The Federal Minister said that Pakistan is exporting Coronavirus protection devices for $100 million. He said that we are making N95 masks in Pakistan and we can make a large number of testing kits.
He further said that Faisalabad Textile University will test the equipment and the Department of Science and Technology is playing its role to contain the coronavirus.
Note that, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry had said that Pakistan has joined the list of few countries which are manufacturing ventilators themselves.
Fawad Chaudhry said that the process of making ventilators is a complex process, many countries do not have the capacity to make these complex machines. Our engineers did a great job, the first batch of ventilators is ready.
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