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Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Pakistan

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Pakistan

 

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Pakistan, Pakistani officials tweeted thanks to China. On February 1, local time, a Pakistani Air Force plane carrying China’s COVID-19 vaccine landed in the Pakistani capital Islamabad. Pakistan’s special assistant to the prime minister in charge of national health affairs and infectious disease expert Faisal Sultan announced the news and tweeted thanks to China.

Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrives in Pakistan

According to Pakistan’s GEO News Network reported on the 1st, earlier in the day, a special plane of the Pakistan Air Force carrying China’s Sinopharm’s first batch of COVID-19 vaccines landed in Islamabad. Feisuo Sultan subsequently tweeted: “The first batch of vaccines from Sinopharm has arrived! Thank you to China and all those who contributed to it.” He also said that Pakistan’s frontline medical workers will be vaccinated first and give their Pay tribute to your efforts.

According to previous reports, the Pakistan Medicines Administration approved the emergency use authorization of Sinopharm’s COVID-19 vaccine on January 18. On January 21, the State Councilor and Foreign Minister had a telephone conversation with Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi at the request. Wang Yi said that the Chinese government has decided to provide vaccine assistance to Pakistan and actively coordinated Chinese companies to speed up the export of vaccines to Pakistan. Qureshi, on behalf of the Pakistani government and people, thanked the Chinese government for its decision to provide vaccine assistance to Pakistan and facilitate procurement. Pakistani media said that Pakistan plans to provide first-line health workers and the elderly with the COVID-19 vaccine in the first phase

 

(source:internet, reference only)


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