Bangladesh receives 2.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine from USA through COVAX.
02 July 2021:Foreign Minister Dr. A K Abdul Momen MP today received, in the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, the first of the two consignments of 2.5 million doses of Moderna vaccine, received from the United States under the COVAX framework. Health and Family Welfare Minister Zahid Malik MP, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Miller, Senior Foreign Secretary Masud Bin Momen, Senior Secretary of Health Services Division Lokman Hossain Miah, and other high officials of Bangladesh Government were also present.
The second consignment will also reach on tomorrow 03 July 2021 Saturday morning. These 2.5 million vaccine doses are part of US Government’s recent allocation of 25 million vaccine doses for countries in Asia.
Bangladesh Corespondent – Anowarul Hoque Bhuiyan