Chaudhry Fawad Hussain praised Pakistani engineers for manufacturing ventilators in Pakistan

Minister for Science and Technology, Chaudhry Fawad Hussain praised the ability of Pakistani engineers for manufacturing ventilators in Pakistan.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain praised Pakistani engineers for manufacturing ventilators in PakistanMinister said that I am so proud of the initiatives of Pakistani engineers, technicians and scientists, who completed this task successfully within a week.

Minister further said that Pakistan Engineering Council had received 48 designs of ventilators. The design has been forwarded to Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) for necessary procedure.

He disclosed that the ministry of science and technology has given the task to the engineering council for manufacturing ventilators.

The federal minister revealed that we had some 2700 ventilators, in which, approximately 1000 were found out of order.

He stated that the trial of indigenously made ventilators would be conducted in public sector hospitals. The price of the ventilators would be affordable as compared to other countries.

He added that the commercial use of the ventilators at the initial stage would not be permitted. The final approval of design would be given on Monday so that the project could be made functional in the hospitals by the end of next week.

He said while commenting on performance of the young engineering boys and girls that we have talented engineers and technicians who are fully capable to manufacture complex machinery and testing kits.

He comparing the capacity of neighboring country regarding ventilators that India was importing the ventilators from China for using in hospitals to tackle coronavirus patients, while the most developed countries like America was also purchasing the essential item now a days, from China.

He appreciated the Pakistani engineers and technicians for using skills and converting this dysfunctional equipment into functional.

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