Iran sets up factory to make 2 million masks a day

Iran is launching the largest face mask plant in West Asia as authorities aim to exponentially increase production capacity for the protective gear in the time of a new coronavirus pandemic that has affected thousands of people in the country.

14 April 2020
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Iran is launching the largest face mask plant in West Asia as authorities aim to exponentially increase production capacity for the protective gear in the time of a new coronavirus pandemic that has affected thousands of people in the country.

Women in Tehran wearing mask as a protection againt the new coronavirus pandemic on February 20, 2020. Photo: Reuters

Iran is launching the largest face mask plant in West Asia as authorities aim to exponentially increase production capacity for the protective gear in the time of a new coronavirus pandemic that has affected thousands of people in the country.

Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei said on Monday that the plant will be launched within the coming days in the Eshtehard Industrial Park in Alborz, the province neighboring the capital