Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Affirms Supporting Medical Products Factories in facing Coronavirus

Tuesday 1441/7/22 - 2020/03/17
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Riyadh, March 17, 2020, SPA -- Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON), Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef visited the second industrial city in Riyadh, where he was received by Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, Eng. Osama bin Abdulaziz Al-Zamil and Director General of MODON ENG. Khalid bin Mohammed Al-Salem and second industrial city officials.
During his tour, Al-Khorayef inspected the factory of the Arabian Medical Products Manufacturing Company (ENAYAH), which has an area of 12,600 m² and among its most important products: medical isolation supplies, face masks and surgical clothing; the factory of the National Medical Products Company Limited, which has a total area of 20,000 M² and among its most important products: reagents and medical supplies; the factory of Saudi Mais Company For Medical Products, which produces antibiotics, in addition to laboratory tubes and medical reagents, located on an area of 20,000 m², all of which are Saudi investments.
Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources listened to a detailed explanation about the preparations of these medical factories, where they operate according to their maximum production capacity throughout 24 hours 7 days a week, in order to increase the volume of their products in the local market, which is witnessing a rapid growth in demand due to the conditions of the current stage and related precautionary measures to reduce the risk of the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). The visit also included Herfy Bakery Factory and Al-Shareef Factory for Carton Containers.
He expressed his happiness at the preparations and capabilities he had witnessed, stressing to provide all support for these factories to meet the demand.
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