Imran Khan inaugurates Pakistan’s first corona vaccine drive
Prime Minister Imran Khan inaugurated Pakistan's first coronavirus vaccine drive Tuesday as the first dose was given to a health care worker, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Imran Khan ensured that the corona vaccination campaign will be on merit and firstly, it will be given to the health care workers.
The country has struggled through ups and downs to contain the deadly COVID-19 from the first case surfaced hit Pakistan last February to vaccine availability in January, this year.
After much deliberations, the incumbent government set the National Command and Control Center (NCOC) to overview the anti-corona drive in the country.
The prime minister stressed on following SOPs to contain the spread of coronavirus and lowering the graph.
“The number of coronavirus cases is coming down in Pakistan…look what has been happening in American and China,” the premier said. Imran Khan said the government has opened the schools and is going to open the hospitals as well.
It is pertinent to note that China became the first country to donate China made the vaccine and the first consignment arrived this week. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi received the vaccine from the Chinese Ambassador in Pakistan.
On the occasion, the Chinese Embassy said, “2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China-Pakistan. China is ready to contribute to Pakistan’s pandemic prevention drive, economic recovery and social development. Chin-Pak Dosti Zindabad.”
3/3 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China-Pakistan. China is ready to contribute to Pakistan’s pandemic prevention drive, economic recovery and social development. Chin-Pak Dosti Zindabad! pic.twitter.com/sLBbqN6s92— Nong Rong (@AmbNong) February 1, 2021