Pakistan received two distinct consignments of Covid-19 vaccines from China and the United States on Wednesday.
Another shipment of 3.5 million COVID-19 Pfizer vaccinations has been delivered to Pakistani authorities, according to the US Embassy in Islamabad.
We're thrilled to announce the arrival of another tranche of 3.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses to Pakistan, bringing the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses donated by the United States to Pakistan to 15.7 million. pic.twitter.com/Bs7lzw5ch8
— U.S. Embassy Islamabad (@usembislamabad) September 15, 2021
The recent donation brought the total amount of COVID-19 vaccine doses supplied by the US to Pakistan to 15.7 million, according to the statement.
The United States donated 5.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine in July and 3.6 million doses of Pfizer vaccine in August.
Meanwhile, Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) 50th special plane has delivered another three million doses of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccinations from China to Islamabad.
According to Qadir Bux Sangi, PIA’s China Country Manager, the national flag carrier has already airlifted over 63 million doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccination.