ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appreciated Made in Pakistan Initiative of Ministry of Science and Technology focusing on boosting indigenous productivity in the face of Coronavirus pandemic.
This he stated while talking to Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhary Fawad Hussain who called on him in Islamabad.
The minister gave a detailed briefing on various products produced in Pakistan for corona virus, including face masks, protective clothing and other stuff.
The prime minister appreciated performance of the ministry in preparation of products relating to corona virus and other steps.
Chaudhary Fawad Hussain also discussed with the prime minister on establishment of Biotechnology Park and manufacturing of agricultural equipment.
On Apr29, Minister of Defence Production Zobaida Jalal had announced that said her ministry had achieved the capability to produce around 300,000 to 400,000 liters of sanitizers, 35,000 high quality masks and 400-500 protective suits per day.
In a press release, she had said Pakistan Ordnance Factories had so far supplied around 200,000 masks and 350 protective suits to National Disaster Management Authority, while another 20,000 gowns were under preparation.