Bangladesh gets promise of 21.04 crore vaccine doses

Cabinet Secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam said that Bangladesh has got promises of 21.04 crore doses of Covid vaccine from different sources.

He made the disclosure after a secretary meeting at the conference room of the Cabinet Division on Wednesday (August 18) afternoon.

Cabinet Secretary said, “The issue of vaccination has been well assured in today’s meeting of the secretaries. The purchase committee has approved the latest purchase of 6 crore doses of vaccine. The meeting was informed that 21.04 crore doses have been promised from various sources. Of the doses, we have already bought 3.10 crore jabs. It will not be a problem anymore. Some 2.25 crore doses have been given. Now 1.04 doses are at hands which are being given in phases.”