Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has shown to the elite that they cannot go abroad for treatment.
Addressing a ceremony at COMSTECH headquarters here on Thursday, PM Khan said the coronavirus had shown to the country that it affects everyone, not just the rich and the poor. He maintained one of the lessons learnt from the coronavirus was that we need to improve the health infrastructure of the country.
Imran Khan said we have to improve our hospitals and revamp our medical infrastructure in the country. He said hospitals will not improve unless elite, including ministers, does not go there for treatment.
The Prime Minister said COVID-19 crisis provided an opportunity to produce locally manufactured ventilators and other protective equipment as everything cannot be imported.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister also inspected various medical equipment produced by various public sector organizations and private sector.