A 100,000 dose shipment of China’s Sinopharm vaccine has arrived in Maldives.
This is the first batch of doses donated by the Chinese government, with another 100,000 doses to arrive on 30th March.
The donation was handed over to the Maldivian government in a special ceremony held at the Foreign Affairs Ministry on Thursday.
Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid thanked the Chinese government for its generous donation to the people of Maldives.
MFDA approved the Sinopharm vaccine for administering earlier this month and has now started administering the Sinopharm vaccine to individual’s aged above 18.