Chairman National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Lt. General Muhammad Afzal says there is no shortage of necessary medical equipment to handle coronavirus in the country.
Addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Wednesday, he said the entire personal protective equipment about Covid-19, except ventilators, is being manufactured in Pakistan.
The NDMA Chairman said local manufacturing of the equipment is helping NDMA save money. He said transparency was ensured in procurement of the medical equipment at level and foreign levels. He said NDMA has run 11 flights of equipment from China.
He said the equipment for Coronavirus testing has also been supplied to the provinces in abundance.
Lt General Muhammad Afzal said civil work in the Infectious Diseases Hospital in Islamabad will be completed by 15th of this month and the hospital will become functional by the end of this month.