PIA airlifts another 2mn Covid vaccine doses from China

03:47 PM | 23 May, 2021
PIA airlifts another 2mn Covid vaccine doses from China

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan International Airlines' special flight PK 6853 airlifted another batch of two million doses of Chinese Covid vaccine Sinovac from Beijing, Radio Pakistan reported Sunday.

The special plane of the national flag carrier will land at the Islamabad airport. PIA Country Manager for China said a special flight PK 6852 had also transported a consignment of one million doses of Sinovac vaccine last Sunday.

Reports suggest that Pakistan has so far received over 13 million doses of Chinese Covid-19 vaccines other than the COVAX programme as the 'all-weather friend' China pledged to continue the uninterrupted supply of vaccine to help south asian country defeat the ongoing wave of a novel virus.

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