Government to provide COVID-19 vaccine free of cost to general public: Faisal Sultan

English Ministries Official News

Islamabad, January 27, 2021 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on National Health Services Dr Faisal Sultan says the government will provide COVID-19 vaccine free of cost to general public. Participating in an online workshop pertaining to Health, he said China has gifted half million doses of the vaccine to Pakistan, which will be made available to the people free of cost.

The Special Assistant said that in first phase, frontline health workers will be vaccinated, while in the second phase, senior citizens will be administered with the anti-pandemic medicine. He said so far 400,000 health workers have been registered for vaccination. Dr Faisal Sultan stressed the need for adhering to precautionary measures to prevent spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. He urged the media to play its due role in creating awareness in this regard.

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