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‘Deal for vaccine coproduction with China would be signed anytime’

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Published: 22:50, 5 August 2021   Update: 22:56, 5 August 2021
‘Deal for vaccine coproduction with China would be signed anytime’

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said, all the processes have been completed to produce corona vaccine jointly. The agreement would be signed anytime.

The minister came up with the announcement while addressing reporters at state guest house Padma on Thursday (August 5).

Mentioning that the law ministry also vetted the draft agreement, he said, "Everything (MoU) is fine ... any minute they can sign (the agreement)".

Momen said the government has ordered 75 million doses of Chinese Sinopharm COVID vaccine to purchase while already made the payment of 15 million doses out of it.

"We ordered 75 million doses Sinopharm (vaccine) ... and we have already sent money for 15 million doses out of these," he told media.

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