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Pakistan becomes the second Muslim country to manufacture heart stents

Another landmark achievement for Pakistan, It has become the second Muslim country to manufacture heart stents.

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday inaugurated the N-Ovative Health Technology Facility at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).

PM Imran, speaking after the inauguration, stated that the locally produce stents will benefit the country by saving foreign exchange and the more “poor patients”. As in Pakistan and around the world “most people die due to heart disease”, adding that it was an expensive treatment.

“You saved our foreign exchange [reserves] and gave us the opportunity to provide treatment to more poor patients,” PM Khan added.

Earlier in a tweet, PM Office said that the facility will be the first to locally manufacture cardiac stents, adding that it will also make Pakistan the 18th country in the world to do so.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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