China asks pharmaceutical companies to accelerate export of vaccine to Pakistan

Komal FatimaWeb Editor

23rd Jan, 2021. 10:35 am
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China has asked its pharmaceutical companies to accelerate exports in coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan.

Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi has assured Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to provide half a million doses of coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan.

During a regular briefing, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying responded to a question about the provision of coronavirus vaccine to Pakistan. She said that in the phone call between State Councilor Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart yesterday, the Chinese side has already notified the Pakistani side about it.

“Since the outbreak, China and Pakistan have worked together to go through the difficulties in order to support our brothers and sisters in Pakistan. We decided to offer vaccine assistance to Pakistan and ask our companies to accelerate exports of vaccines to the country.”

She added that the China-Pakistan friendship is solid as a stone and “it is our precious strategic asset and we will continue to carry out such momentum.”

She also said that both the countries will conduct the strategic cooperation on a higher level and in greater width and depth to deliver more benefits to the two peoples and forge a closer community of shared future.

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