Omani sources revealed this morning to almo5tsr newspaper correspondent that the Sultanate of Oman is currently on the verge of producing artificial respirators needed by all patients with coronavirus infection in the Sultanate of Oman.
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 at the Council of Chambers in the Sultanate of Oman, Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Saleh Al-Obaid, confirmed to the correspondent of Al-Nasr newspaper in the Sultanate of Oman that a group of Omani industry had started work, in order to produce respirators as a national product through The country's plan 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 Omani Chambers added to the correspondent of Al-Nasr newspaper in the Sultanate of Oman: “In the case of crises and emergencies in the Sultanate of Oman, some factories are converted to military or medical production and we give an example to some countries that have done this, such as what happened during the Second World War In America from converting auto factories to military production. "
On the other hand, the Ministry of Industry and Mineral Resources in the Sultanate of Oman, and the Local Content Authority, the national factories in the Sultanate of Oman, have invited all local manufacturers in the Sultanate of Oman to join hands with the country in producing and manufacturing local respirators to support in containing the Corona virus crisis.
The sources pointed out that the industrial companies in the Sultanate of Oman, which can contribute to the manufacture of respirators, are air conditioning, electronics and plastic factories.
The correspondent of Al-Nasr newspaper in the Sultanate of Oman quoted a member of the Board of Directors of the Omani Chambers of Commerce as saying, "The great support that the Omani government provided to the industrial sector and its overcoming of all the difficulties that prevented it and without providing the desired role for it to serve this giving country, facilitated the work of many industrialists seeking to start production This type of equipment is important and required 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 Sultanate of Oman expected to start actual production of respirators within the next few days.
The sources also emphasized that the industrial sector in the Sultanate of Oman is approaching the production of the first type of respirators, while the industrial sector is expected to be able to start providing 1,000 artificial respirators throughout the week.