Special PIA flight brings 300,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from China

12:46 PM | 29 Apr, 2021
Special PIA flight brings 300,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccines from China

ISLAMABAD – Special aircraft of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 0.3 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from China has landed in the federal capital today.

PK6852 of the national flag carrier landed at the Islamabad airport from Beijing carrying over 300,000 coronavirus vaccines. Around one million vaccines are being brought to Pakistan by three Boeing 777 planes, reports in local media suggest.

The second flight of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will arrive at noon while the third at midnight.

A tweet shared on the official handle of PIA stated "Three more PIA 777s arrived in #Beijing - #China to carry another large consignment of #COVID19 vaccines as part of a larger initiative to combat the pandemic.

On the behest of the Government of Pakistan, we would continue to serve this great nation at the time of crisis," it further added.

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