JMI Hospital Requisite Manufacturing Ltd has launched first ever locally made KN95 masks to help controlling the spread of coronavirus.
The antivirus item was launched through a programme at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in Dhaka city on Monday.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal attended the event as the chief guest.
Shwadhinata Chikitsa Parishad president Prof Iqbal Arslan, JMI Group Chairman Md Javed Iqbal Pathhan and managing director Abdur Razzaq were also present at the programme.
About the product, JMI Group managing director said the KN-95 mask contains five layers, with a three-tier filter paper in it. Chinese KN95 masks are currently priced at around Tk300 in Bangladeshi market, but JMI would charge just Tk100 for the same quality masks, he added.
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