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Sinovac vaccinations are transported in 15 million doses by PIA

BEIJING: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has brought new consignments of 15 million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccinations from Beijing’s Capital International Airport to Islamabad through five special flights, according to PIA Country Manager Qadir Bux Sangi.

From December 10 to December 15, the national flag carrier deployed special flights PAK-6852, PAK-6853, PK-6856, PK-6857, and PK-6858, which airlifted fresh consignments of Sinovac vaccine, he added.

Also read: WHO says Omicron spreads quicker and degrades vaccinations

He informed that a PIA special flight PK-6858 carrying three million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines left the Chinese capital here for Islamabad.

Last week, Pakistan Ambassador to China, Moin ul Haque had thanked China for standing by Pakistan during testing times, including the fight against COVID-19.

The vaccine campaign which is going [on] in Pakistan, the 90 percent of it is being done through vaccines provided by China, he said.

Also read: In October, Pakistan received nearly half a million doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine

In a recent statement, a Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson remarked that the China-Pakistan joint fight against Covid-19 pandemic had achieved a positive progress and set a good example for the world.—APP

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