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1.7 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine arrive in Dhaka

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 10th August, 2021 08:19:27 PM
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Bangladesh has received seventeen lakh or 1.7 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine from China.

An aircraft carrying the vaccine doses from China landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital on Tuesday evening.

Under the COVAX programme, China sent the consignment of 1.7 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine to Bangladesh .

Earlier in the day,  Deputy Chief of Mission at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka, Hualong Yan, confirmed the development on his Facebook post.