Another 10 lakh doses of Pfizer vaccine will arrive in the country on the evening of August 30 as a gift from the United States.
This information was given in a press release sent from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday.
It said another 10 lakh doses of Pfizer vaccine would arrive at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport on August 30 at 6.15pm via Covax facilities via Qatar Airways.
Health Minister Zahid Maleque, Foreign Minister Abdul Momen and US Ambassador R. Miller will be present at the airport.
Earlier, after the cabinet meeting on August 23 at noon, the health minister said that another 60 lakh doses of Pfizer vaccine would be available from the United States in September. As part of that 60 lakh dose of vaccine, this 10 lakh dose of vaccine is coming to the country on August 30. The Health Minister said that 50 lakh more doses of Pfizer vaccine will reach the country by September.
News Room, August 24,2021