Highlights of Interview:
In an interview with Radio Pakistan's News and Current Affairs Channel, Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal Khan said;
Government has started Ehsas Emergency Cash Programme to support deserving families
Complete transparency is being observed in disbursement of cash assistance.
Pakistan is indigenously manufacturing Personal Protection Equipment like sanitizers, face shields, goggles, and protective gowns
“We have achieved the capacity of producing four thousand liters of sanitizer per day, while we are also manufacture PK-95 masks in large quantity”, says Minister
An American company has shown interest to manufacture ventilators in collaboration with NRTC for which negotiations are underway.
Zubaida Jalal Khan said that we have also manufactured walk-through gates and work is going on to make thermal cameras.
Ministery for Defence Production is providing PPEs to Law Enforcement Agencies.
The Minister maintained that her ministry is preparing masks and other PPEs with its own resources by diverting sufficient funds in this regard.
The Minister appealed people in Balochi language to observe precautionary measures to protect themselves from Coronavirus and contain spread of the pandemic.
Host: Abdul Hadi Mayar
Guest in Studio: Minister for Defence Production Zubaida Jalal
Program In-charges: Abid Hussain Ajiz & Asad Ullah Khan