China pushes pharmaceutical companies to accelerate export of vaccine to Pakistan

Islamabad, January 23, 2021 (PPI-OT): China has asked its pharmaceutical companies to accelerate exports of Coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan. This was stated by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying during her regular briefing in Beijing.

The directions were issued to the companies after Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi assured Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to provide half a million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan. Earlier, Shah Mahmood Qureshi said China has promised to provide the vaccine to Pakistan by 31st of next month. He said these vaccines would be provided free of cost as grant assistance from China.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557

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