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Gift from China: 6 lakh vaccine doses arrive this afternoon

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:53 PM, 13 June 2021   Updated: 02:56 PM, 13 June 2021

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Six lakh doses of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine will arrive in Dhaka on Sunday evening as a gift of the Chinese government to Bangladesh. 

Hualong Yan, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Chinese Embassy in Dhaka came up with the information in a Facebook post at 9:00 am today. 

Earlier on Saturday night, two aircraft of the Bangladesh Air Force left Dhaka for China to bring 6 lakh Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine shots. 

On May 12, Bangladesh received a gift of five lakh Sinopharm doses from China. The government has already started administering those to medical students on a priority basis. 

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