Pakistan requests Saudi Arabia to allow travellers inoculated with Chinese vaccine

By: News Desk      Published: 11:07 PM, 22 May, 2021
Pakistan requests Saudi Arabia to allow travellers inoculated with Chinese vaccine

Pakistan has requested Saudi Arabia to approve the Chinese vaccine and let the Pakistanis inoculated with the Chinese vaccine travel to the Kingdom, reported 24News HD TV channel Saturday.

Saudi Arabia has made mandatory coronavirus vaccination for travellers to the country. However, Saudi Arabia has not approved the Chinese vaccine yet.

Pakistan's foreign ministry has requested the health authorities of Saudi Arabia to register the Chinese vaccine.

Pakistan said that the doctors did not allow to administer any other vaccine for the people who were already vaccinated. It further says that WHO had already approved the Chinese vaccine.

Pfizer, Oxford, Moderna and Johnson and Johnson are the coronavirus vaccines approved by the Saudi authorities till now.

On the other hand, China has allowed travellers who got the Chinese vaccine only. China has not approved any other vaccine so far.

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