Friday, March 1, 2024

Chinese firms to “speed up” Pakistan’s supply of vaccines

In the midst of a widespread surge in COVID-19 cases across Pakistan, China stressed that it is actively working with related Chinese companies to accelerate the export to Pakistan of COVID-19 vaccines.

As reported by Business Recorder, the Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying attended a news conference during which she highlighted the swiftness with which China wanted to “support its brothers and sisters in Pakistan” during these difficult times.

“Since the outbreak of COVID-19, China and Pakistan are working collectively to beat hardships. so as to support our brothers and sisters in Pakistan, the Chinese government has planned to supply a batch of vaccines as help and can enthusiastically work together with the relevant Chinese enterprise to hurry up export of vaccines to Pakistan,” Chunying said.

This announcement comes within the wake of secretary of state Shah Mahmood Qureshi informing the state that China are going to be providing 0.5 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine as a present to the country by the top of January, which it had also agreed to manufacture the vaccine in Pakistan.

Talking to media, Qureshi said he had a telephonic conversation together with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on the instruction of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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