Pakistan will import Chinese Cansino Biologics Covid-19 vaccines in bulk to package three million doses locally, said Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar. The bulk vaccine received will be formulated, sterilised and packed in Pakistan. For this purpose special equipment has been procured and manpower is being trained. The bulk dose will arrive in mid-April.
The first batch of 60,000 doses of the Cansino vaccine is arriving today. Pakistan also expects to receive one million doses of Sinopharm vaccine in a couple of days.