Asad Umar authorized the procurement of more than a million vaccines

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

30th Dec, 2020. 08:05 pm
Asad Umar

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar has on Wednesday said that he has authorized the procurement of more than one million vaccines.

The chief of the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC), Asad Umar took to Twitter the number “will cover all frontline health workers”.

He said what remains now is for DRAP (Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan) to approve a vaccine.

Umar said that the government aims to deploy the vaccines within the first quarter of 2021.

Earlier, Asad Umar had tested positive for the novel Coronavirus.

The minister took to Twitter and wrote, ” Just got my covid test result and it is positive. Will be isolating at home.”

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