PIA plane carrying 1 million doses of Sinovac vaccine lands in Islamabad

08:49 PM | 16 May, 2021
PIA plane carrying 1 million doses of Sinovac vaccine lands in Islamabad
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ISLAMABAD – Another flight of Pakistan's national flag carrier, carrying one million doses of Sinovac vaccine from the Beijing, arrived in Islamabad on Sunday.

More flights of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) are expected to airlift more consignments of Covid-19 vaccines procured from China by the end of this month.

The South Asian country has so far received over 11 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines comprising of Sinopharm, Sinovac and CanSino procured from China including others through COVAX programme.

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