Pak company manufacturing world class face shield for school children to protect from Coronavirus August 20, 2020
Designer Zia of the shield in Islamabad on Wednesday in a briefing to President SAARC Chamber and Chairman United Business Group Iftikhar Ali Malik said that prior to designing of shields he held a series of result oriented consultations with a panel of leading medical professionals, scores of principals and headmasters/ headmistress of the provincial metropolis to understand the psyche of the students so that they feel comfortable while wearing shields in class and their facial impressions should also be clearly visible to teachers.
He furthered stated that “ our company is first in Pakistan which was awarded European Union “CE” certification for “Face Shields“ to manufacture and export. “SPEL” the manufacturer has been assessed and found to comply with the EU PPE regulations.
He disclosed that company in the prevailing circumstances in the country and on the personal request of the Governor Punjab Muhammad Sarwar has worked out affordable meagre price of Rs 150 for a shield so that even poor people could also buy comfortably.
He said features of face shields included lightweight washable with soap and water ,full face protection, comfortable to wear, non resistant to breathing and first level of defense against splashes and mist.
It is made of transparent PET sheet using indigenous technologies with local resources.
Iftikhar Ali Malik congratulated the company for developing the best quality face shield to meet the local demands and hoped it will help contain the spread of deadly pandemic when schools reopens on September 15 across the country.