Islamabad, 30 March 2020 – Talha Akhtar:
Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry Monday has hoped that the locally manufactured ventilators and testing kits would hit the country market soon.
He said the coronavirus testing kits developed by Pakistan’s National University of Science and Technology have been handed to Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan for final approval.
Similarly, the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) has developed ventilators, in collaboration with NED and Pakistan Engineering Board, which will be handed over to DRAP this week.
The minister said that Prime Minister Imran Khan directed all authorities to rapid act upon the developments regarding the coronavirus pandemic across the country.