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India hands over Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh

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Published: 14:59, 21 January 2021   Update: 15:09, 21 January 2021
India hands over Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh

India has handed over 17,99,262 doses of Oxford Covid-19 vaccine to Bangladesh.

High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Vikram Kumar Doraiswami handed over those Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and Health Minister Zahid Maleque at a formal ceremony at State Guesthouse Padma on Thursday noon.

The vaccine came as a gift from India.

Earlier, a special flight of India carrying the consignment landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka at 11:00am.

Initially, the vaccines will be administered at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Kurmitola General Hospital, Mugda General Hospital and Kuwait Maitree Hospital.

 

 

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