Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Health Dr Faisal Sultan announced on Monday that, Alhamdulilah the first batch of Sinopharm vaccine has arrived.
In the first consignment, 500,000 doses of corona vaccine have arrived in Pakistan.corona vaccine will also be sent to Sindh and Balochistan. The vaccine was brought to Pakistan from China in special containers.
A special Pakistan Air Force (PAF) plane with the first tranche of Sinopharm vaccine landed in Islamabad earlier today.
Taking to Twitter, SAPM Dr Faisal Sultan thanked China and everyone who made this happen and said the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) and provinces played an instrumental role in tackling COVID.
As per details from the NCOC, all necessary measures have been put in place for vaccine storage in Islamabad and the move of vaccines to various federating units particularly to Sindh and Balochistan through the air.
A vaccine nerve centre has been established at the NCOC with provincial and district Level vaccine administration.