Pakistan stopped exporting surgical, N-95 masks or any other such item keeping in view the domestic needs.
Pakistan stopped exporting surgical, N-95 masks or any other such item keeping in view the domestic needs of it own. Despite Pakistan government’s approval to export various protective equipment, technically termed as, PPEs.
But Pakistan will not, in good conscious, export surgical masks, N-95 and Tyvek gowns (Frocks that provide body-length jacket design with front snap closures for easy donning and doffing) as informed by the Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood.
The advisor informed that Pakistan has got certain orders for the export of personal protective equipment against Corona virus.
Recently, a Federal Cabinet meeting gave its approval to the export of locally-manufactured personal protective equipment (PPEs), sanitizers, and other things.
The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, chaired the meeting and also decided that a committee comprising members from ministries of commerce, health, industrial production, and science and technologies will be authorized to ban the export of any particular item considering and keeping the personal domestic needs of the country at first place.
The Advisor further said that the country’s fruits, vegetables, meat, and poultry exports to the Middle Eastern countries grew by 36% over the last twelve months.
Dr Ahmed Razaq Dawood lastly said Pakistan enjoys close and cordial relations with its brother Turkey and the ministry is currently negotiating a Free Trade Agreement with Turkey to promote healthy trade relations.