HARIPUR: Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasised that Pakistan has abundant talent to take the country to self-reliance in new technological innovation and the government will strongly support any initiative to harness the potential of the youth.
The prime minister inaugurated the production facility of first ever indigenously developed ventilators at National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation at Haripur.
He stated that the government’s approach in response to coronavirus pandemic and adopting smart lockdown while keeping the economy afloat has been widely acknowledged. He said the focus will now remain on comprehensive health reforms.
PM Imran Khan commended the initiative taken by NRTC and the Ministry of Science and Technology for the first ever indigenously produced ventilator. He said it is a landmark achievement for Pakistan and congratulated the entire team.
Managing Director NRTC Brigadier Tofique Ahmed gave a detailed briefing to the Prime Minister about the history, sectors of research and development, products and services of NRTC.
The director briefed that NRTC is indigenously providing services including communication equipment, e-policing, electro-medical equipment, hardware and software.