PIA flight carrying protective equipment from China arrives in Islamabad


Islamabad, 27 April 2020 – Mudasser Chudhary:

A special aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying another cache of protective equipment from China reached Islamabad on Monday.

Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal received the equipment.

The protective goods include 15 x-ray machines, 119 ventilators, 200 thermal guns, and other material.

Speaking on the occasion, Chairman NDMA said more equipment will also arrive from China to fight the Coronavirus pandemic. He said Pakistan’s testing capacity will likely be reached to 40 thousand daily in coming days.