6 lakh doses of Corona vaccine from Sinopharm, a gift from China, have arrived in Dhaka. Two planes of Bangladesh Air Force landed in Dhaka on Sunday 13th June at around 5.30 pm.
Earlier on Sunday morning, Huang Yan, deputy chief of the Chinese embassy in Dhaka, said in a post on social media with three pictures, “Two C-130Js of the Bangladesh Army are ready to fly.”
A press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday, June 12, said two Air Force C-130J transport aircraft would leave Dhaka at night to collect vaccines from China.
On May 12, five lakh doses of Sinopharm, a gift from China, arrived in Bangladesh. This transport aircraft of the Air Force also brought that vaccine to the country.
Meanwhile, on May 21, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi had a phone conversation with Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen. At that time, the Chinese Foreign Minister informed that Bangladesh would be given six lakh vaccines in the second phase.
News Room, June 13,2021