First Pakistani company-Pacific Pharmaceuticals has obtained accreditation from the British drug regulatory authority-Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Authority (MHRA). The British accreditation will allow the company to increase its exports of medicines to the developed economies like UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere in the world (except places where only American certification of compliance is required, the company's vice president Dr Qurat ul Ain revealed this here today.
Exports of pharmaceuticals are largely dependent on the capability of a manufacturer to obtain quality and GMP (Global Manufacturing Practices) certification from the regulatory agencies of the importing countries, like FDA in the US and MHRA in the UK," she added. This company has also German compliance certification, which allowed it to export medicines worth $390,000 to Europe including the UK in 2016.
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