Bangladesh sends Air Force aircraft to bring Chinese Covid vaccine

Staff Correspondent | Published: 20:01, May 11,2021


The Bangladesh government on Tuesday sent an aircraft of Air Force to China to bring five lakh doses of Chines coronavirus vaccine and syringes.

It is expected that BAF C-130J transport aircraft would return to the country today with the vaccine of coronavirus.

Inter Service Public Relation Directorate in a press release said that 13 crew members of Bangladesh Air Force departed from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital Dhaka for China in the  morning on a BAF C-130J aircraft.

It added that it would to transport five lakh dozes of Sinophram vaccine and its related auto-disable syringes from China.

Wing Commander Md Habibur Rahman of Bangladesh Air Force was leading the team of the goodwill mission.

The BAF Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, has provided necessary guidance to carry out the goodwill mission, the ISPR added.

The statement read ‘The Bangladesh government is grateful to the Chinese government for commendable efforts in combating coronavirus and for unwavering support to the various countries of the world including Bangladesh to prevent global outbreaks’.

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