Govt to strongly support any initiative to harness potential of youth: Prime Minister

Islamabad, July 06, 2020 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized that Pakistan has abundant talent to take the country to self-reliance in new technological innovation and PTI-government will strongly support any initiative to harness the potential of the youth. He said this while inaugurating the production facility of first ever indigenously developed ventilators at National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation at Haripur today (Monday). The Prime Minister stated that our approach in response to Coronavirus pandemic and adopting smart lockdown while keeping the economy afloat has been widely acknowledged. He said our focus will now remain on comprehensive health reforms.

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 Brig. Tofique Ahmed gave a detailed briefing to the Prime Minister about the history, sectors of research and development, products and services of NRTC. The MD briefed that NRTC is indigenously providing services including communication equipment, E-policing, Electro-Medical equipment, hardware and software.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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