Pfizer vaccination for Covid-19 began at seven centres in the capital on Thursday.
Initially, the vaccine is being given to foreigners as well as others.
The vaccination centres are: Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital, Kurmitola General Hospital, Kuwait-Bangladesh Friendship Government Hospital, Mitford Medical College Hospital, and Mugda Medical College and Hospital.
“Pfizer vaccination will no longer be a problem now as 20 lakh more doses of its vaccine will arrive in the country within a week,” Shamsul Haque said.
“Apart from Pfizer vaccine, Sinopharm vaccination will also be carried out on a large scale across the country,” he said.