January 28 According to a report by Pakistan Business Chronicle on the 28th, Faisal Sultan, a special assistant to the Prime Minister of Pakistan in charge of national health affairs and a medical expert, said that Pakistan has registered 400,000 medical workers for the coronavirus vaccine, and China has assisted The vaccine to help Pakistan will be provided to people free of charge.
In the first phase, the government will first vaccinate frontline medical workers, and in the second phase, it will vaccinate the elderly, Fesso Sultan said.
In particular, he pointed out that 400,000 medical personnel have been registered for vaccination so far. He also stressed the need to take necessary epidemic prevention measures to prevent the spread of the epidemic.
Pakistan hopes to get the first batch of coronavirus vaccines from China National Pharmaceutical Group in early February, Fesso Sudan said.
Pakistan’s Drug Administration has recently granted the State Pharmaceutical Group China’s emergency use authorization for the biological coronavirus vaccine, which is Pakistan’s second coronavirus vaccine approved for emergency use.
Previously, according to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi talked with Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi on the phone on the 21st.
Wang Yi said that the Chinese government has decided to provide vaccine assistance to Pakistan and actively coordinate Chinese enterprises to accelerate the export of vaccines to Pakistan.
Qureshi thanked the Government of Pakistan and people for its decision to provide vaccine assistance and procurement facilities to the Palestinian side.
On the same day, Qureshi announced on Twitter that China would give Pakistan a coronavirus vaccine, which they expressed “very grateful”.