FAISALABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday said that a unit to produce medical equipment in the country locally has been established in Faisalabad Industrial Zone.
Fawad, in his tweet, said that local manufacturing of all this equipment would greatly reduce medical device imports worth Rs1.4 billion.
He added that Pakistan will now produce injections, canolas, x-ray machines, heart stents, dialysis machines in Pakistan. Earlier this month, Fawad had vowed to make Islamabad Pakistan’s first city where transport will be fully electric.
While addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Fawad had said that the federal government would import 120 electric buses this year, and local assembling of battery-powered buses would start next year.