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Bangladesh receives 30 lakh Sinopharm vaccine jabs

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  • 30th July, 2021 09:21:25 AM
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Bangladesh receives 30 lakh Sinopharm vaccine jabs

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Bangladesh has received 30 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine as part of commercial purchase from China.

Foreign ministry sources confirmed this information, according to a media report.

An aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport carrying 10 lakh doses of Sinopharma vaccine from China around 10:30pm on Thursday.

The second flight with 10 lakh vaccine doses landed at 1:15am (Friday) and the third flight with another 10 lakh vaccine doses arrived at 3:15am (Friday).

Earlier, Bangladesh received 20 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine jabs on July 17 and July 18.

The vaccine doses were provided as part of a commercial agreement with China.