World Bank provides 44 ventilators to KP govt | Pakistan Today

World Bank provides 44 ventilators to KP govt

PESHAWAR: The World Bank on Wednesday provided 44 ventilators to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government to fight the coronavirus pandemic.

The ventilators were provided to the KP government on its request. The WB will provide overall 120 ventilators to the provincial government.

The provision of ventilators will help in fighting against the COVID-19. Moreover, the World Bank will also provide 0.2 million masks and other safety equipment to the KP government.

Earlier on March 39, Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry hasd claimed that Pakistan’s locally manufactured ventilators are likely to be handed over to Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP).