Exporters laud lifting of ban on export of surgical, N-95 masks

FAISALABAD: Pakistan Hosiery Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PHMA) North Zone Chairman Mian Naeem Ahmed on Thursday appreciated the federal government’s decision of lifting the ban on the export of surgical and N-95 masks.

He said that the Covid-19 pandemic provided a huge opportunity for Pakistan to increase exports of health and safety products including Personal Protective Equipments (PPE) and sanitisers adding that the decision to lift the ban on the export of N-95 and surgical masks will help enhance Pakistan’s exports.

The PHMA North Zone chairman said that Pakistani exporters are producing world-class medical equipment which is sufficient to fulfill the domestic needs and export demand from other countries.

“Pakistani exporters are ready to utilise this opportunity and enhance the country’s export base,” he said.

He also appreciated Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood for playing an active role in increasing Pakistan’s exports.

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