In a message on his official Twitter deal with, the minister mentioned: “Acquired 2.5 million doses of moderna despatched by US govt. This can [be administered to] significantly those that need to journey for work or examine to nations that are solely accepting sure vaccines.”
Umar, who additionally heads the Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), appreciated US President Joe Biden’s “progressive coverage” on Covid-19.
On Friday, Pakistan obtained 2.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine from the US. “America Mission to Pakistan is happy to share these protected and efficient vaccines with the individuals of Pakistan,” mentioned U.S. Embassy Chargé d’affaires Angela P. Aggeler.
“These vaccines will save lives and assist Pakistan emerge from this disaster, which has devastated so many households and communities in each our nations. A vaccinated public may even assist convey again the financial and social interactions.”
The assertion additional shared that the USA has already delivered almost US$50 million in COVID help via their partnership with the Pakistani authorities along with the vaccine obtained right this moment.