Saudi sources revealed this morning to Al-Nasr newspaper correspondent that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is currently on the verge of producing artificial respirators that all patients with coronavirus infection in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia need.
In a related context, those sources confirmed that production will be at an average of 1,000 devices per week.
In this regard, the Chairman of the National Industrial Committee in the Council of Saudi Chambers, Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Saleh Al-Obaid, confirmed to the correspondent of Al-Nasr newspaper in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that a consortium of the Saudi industry had started work, in order to produce respirators as a national product through a plan The country in order to support the containment of the current global crisis of the Coronavirus.
In this regard, the Chairman of the National Industrial Committee in the Council of Saudi Chambers, Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Saleh Al-Obaid added to the correspondent of Al-Nasr newspaper in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: “In the case of crises and emergencies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, some factories are converted to military or medical production and we give an example to some of the countries that have done This is the same as what happened during the Second World War in America, converting auto factories for military production.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the Local Content Authority, the national factories in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have invited all local manufacturers in the Kingdom to join hands with the country in producing and manufacturing local industrial respirators to support in containing the virus crisis Sk.
The sources pointed out that the industrial companies in the Kingdom that can contribute to the manufacture of respirators, are the air conditioning, electronics and plastic factories.
And the correspondent of Al-Nasr newspaper in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia quoted a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Chambers of Commerce, Saleh Al-Falaj, as saying that "the great support provided by the Saudi government to the industrial sector and its overcoming of all difficulties that prevent it and without providing the desired role for it to serve this generous country, facilitated the work of many industrialists Those seeking to start producing this type of important and required equipment at the local and global level in light of these unusual circumstances that pass through the world.
On the other hand, industrial sources in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expected to start the actual production of respirators within the next few days.
The sources also confirmed that the industrial sector in Saudi Arabia is approaching the production of the first type of respirators, while it is expected that the industrial sector will be able to start providing 1,000 artificial respirators throughout the week.