Islamabad: A special shipment of 1.55 million doses of Sinovac coronavirus vaccine arrived in Pakistan on Sunday.
“This is part of planned contracted quantity purchased from China,” said a statement by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), adding that the doses arrived via a PIA plane.
NCOC stated that China, as a “tested friend of Pakistan”, has taken special measures to ensure an uninterrupted supply of vaccines to Pakistan.
It said that sometime next week, another batch of 2-3 million doses of Chinese vaccine will arrive in Pakistan, and the supply will continue afterwards.
“Measures are in place to transport these vaccines to all federating units according to their requirements,” concluded the NCOC.