China Handed Over Additional Three Million Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To Myanmar

YANGON, China handed over an additional three million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Myanmar, according to a statement from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar.

Speaking at the handover ceremony in Yangon, the Chinese Ambassador to Myanmar, Chen Hai said, China and Myanmar have a long history of “Paukphaw” (fraternal) friendship. It rapidly delivered the new batch of COVID-19 vaccine to Myanmar upon a request from Myanmar.

China will continue to deepen cooperation with Myanmar in various fields, including health, he added.

Myanmar’s Union Minister for Health, Thet Khaing Win, expressed gratitude to China for the assistance.

The newly-aided vaccines will be used as booster shots for school-aged children, and the elderly with chronic diseases, he added.

Myanmar people were mainly vaccinated with Chinese COVID-19 vaccines, he said, adding that, the friendly cooperation between the two countries will achieve new development, in the new year.

Source: Nam News Network