China sends the largest donation of vaccines SL received so far

Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:00 AM Jul 27 2021
Local China sends the largest donation of vaccines SL received so far

The Government of China has donated 1.6 million doses of Sinopharm vaccine and syringes, the largest donation of any kind of vaccines so far, to Sri Lanka with the intention of boosting the country's inoculation drive.

A special cargo flight chartered by SriLankan Airlines, carrying the first batch of the vaccines and syringes arrived in the country a short while ago. 

In the meantime, a second flight is scheduled to arrive from Beijing with the remaining doses of the consignment.


Dilini Madushanki | Published: 10:00 AM Jul 27 2021

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