First consignment of Chinese vaccine is available as the Bangladesh Air Force (BAF) aircraft touched Dhaka land this morning.
A special aircraft of BAF equipped with 500,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine and AD syringes landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 5am.Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen is set to formally receive the Chinese vaccines and AD syringes at the State Guesthouse Padma at 11:31am.
Thirteen aircrew of Bangladesh Air Force led by Wing Commander Md Habibur Rahman left Dhaka for China Tuesday morning by BAF C-130J aircraft for the purpose.
Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat imparted necessary guidance to the team.
Bangladesh Armed Forces are conducting various activities under the directives of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to contain the spread of coronavirus.