Fawad Chaudhry, the federal minister for Science and Technology has said that Pakistan has acquired the anti-coronavirus drone for spraying the anti-coronavirus disinfectant and that the country has also manufactured its own coronavirus testing kits and ventilators.
He said that the National University of Science and Technology (NUST) has made the samples of the testing kits of the coronavirus, drone sprays and ventilators.
He reviewed the developed samples of the COVID-19 testing kits, sanitizers, ventilators and drone spray at the university campus.
He also informed that Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) had gotten 48 designs of the ventilators, out of which 2 had been forwarded to the DRAP (Drug Regulation Authority of Pakistan).
He said that the clinical trial of the developed testing kits at NUST would start from today.
The coronavirus testing kits would be available in a span of 2 to 3 days and that they would be able to make the 150,000 kits within a span of the next few weeks, as informed by the minister.
He also mentioned that NUST had developed a remote-controlled drone which would be used for the purpose of spraying the disinfectant at the quarantine camp.
He was hopeful that Pakistan would soon be able to export ventilators.
Fawad Chaudhry further indicated that the situation was in control and that the governmnet was doing well.