Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Sixth consignment of medical equipment from China arrives in Pakistan

Sixth consignment of medical equipment from China arrives in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A PIA flight carrying sixth consignment of goods consisting of 17 tons of medical and safety equipment arrived in Pakistan from China on Monday. According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) spokesperson, the equipment includes 24 X-Ray machines and their parts, 371,000 VTMs for testing and over one million different types of masks. He said the shipment process of goods purchased from China to Pakistan continues through Pakistan Airlines. A day earlier, the NDMA has started supplying fifth consignment of personal protective equipment for doctors to provinces. According to NDMA spokesperson, protective equipment has been dispatched to four hospitals of Balochistan. The equipment dispatched to Balochistan today includes three PCR testing machines, 20,000 testing kits, 20,000 surgical masks, 6,000 D-95 and 10,000 KN-95 masks, 14,000 protective suits, 16,000 pairs of gloves and 500 gowns. Additionally, 500 face shields, eight hundred protective glasses and eight thousand sanitizer bottles have also been sent to Balochistan. The spokesperson said the equipment of fifth consignment is being dispatched to other federating units as well.