Damascus, SANA- Syria received on Thursday 150 thousand doses of Covid-19 vaccines provided by China.
Upon signing of the memorandum of receipt of vaccines at Damascus International Airport, caretaker Minister of Health, Hassan al-Ghabbash, said in a statement to reporters on Thursday that 150,000 doses of the Sinopharm anti-Covid 19 vaccine were received, in continuation of the Chinese batch and its permanent support in several fields, particularly with regard to the health sector in Syria.
He hoped for continued cooperation to serve the interests of the two friendly countries and peoples.
For his part, Chinese Ambassador in Damascus, Fong Biao praised the fruitful cooperation between his country and Syria to combat the Coronavirus pandemic since its outbreak, adding that during the recent visit of State Counselor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, Wang Yi, to Damascus, China pledged to provide a new batch of vaccine with 500,000 doses in addition to various types of medical devices to Syria.
Manar Salameh /Mazen Eyon