Russia offers vaccines to Pakistan from production lines in India, other nations

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Russia has offered to supply Pakistan with Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines which are being produced successful countries similar India. Moscow has already sent Pakistan 50,000 doses of vaccines, and volition soon nonstop 150,000 much doses.

New Delhi: Russia has offered to supply Pakistan with Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines which are being produced successful countries similar India. Moscow has already sent Pakistan 50,000 doses of vaccines, and volition soon nonstop 150,000 much doses.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, lasting alongside Pakistan Foreign Minister SM Qureshi, said, "We person a fig of overseas partners to nutrient the vaccines. Vaccine production is up and moving successful India, Korea, Belarus, and different countries. So these vaccines tin beryllium supplied to Pakistan. As overmuch we can, we volition beryllium helping Pakistan to bid to screen the demand.".

The Russian Direct Investment Fund, which is down Sputnik V, and Indian institution Virchow Biotech person announced an statement to nutrient 200 cardinal doses per twelvemonth of Sputnik V

Pakistan had fixed support for Sputnik V in February and was the 22nd state to bash so. The 2-shot vaccine has an efficacy of 91.6%.

Qureshi said, "Russia is simply a reasonably beforehand state successful wellness care…we person expressed our involvement successful commercialized import of this vaccine, but keeping successful presumption the colonisation of the country…we consciousness determination are large opportunities of section production, we would beryllium precise keen to sermon with Russian to facilitate section production"

Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov is successful Pakistan for a 2-day visit, the archetypal specified sojourn by Russian FM since 2012. During his visit, helium held talks with his counterpart Qureshi and called connected Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan.

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