PCSIR holds trade show 2012


Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial research (PCSIR) on Monday arranged ‘Trade show 2012’ at a local hotel.
Federal Minister for Science & Technology Mir Changzeb Khan Jamali was the chief guest, Chairman of PCSIR Dr. Shoukat Pervaiz, DG Dr. Tanzeel Haider Usmani and Head of the Centre Abdul Wahab Khan were also presence at this occasion.
The main feature of the exhibition in the inauguration of biomedical equipment which has developed by PCSIR. These basic equipment has been importing in country which is costly not only for the hospitals but also for a common man.
PCSIR’s experienced scientists and technicians worked hard to develop them to facilitate the hospitals. In the welcome speech by the Director General Dr. Tanzeel Haider Usmani said that “Karachi Laboratories Complex is the premier laboratories of PCSIR, These laboratories have presently a strength of around 550, including 41 Ph.D’s and 124 M.Sc/M.S. and BE/MBBS degree holders. Our laboratories are nationally and internationally accreditated to ISO-17025, and most of our Exports/Imports get prior certified by our accreditated laboratories.
Thus these laboratories are contributing to the economy by saving huge amount of foreign exchange of the country”. He also said that “It is my privilege to announce today the launching of Prototypes of 07 Electro Medical Equipment, successfully developed through this Project by our Honorable Minister.
Four equipments have satisfactorily tested in Hospitals and now ready for local marketing, to substitute their costly imports, being one of the cherished goal of PCSIR. I hope that the local industry and provincial Ministry of Health will support and encourage this humble effort of PCSIR to reduce our dependence on imported technology”.