RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has donated the COVID-19 vaccine to Pakistan’s Armed Forces.
In a statement, the Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar said that the Pakistan military is the first foreign military to receive vaccine assistance/donation from the PLA.
However, keeping with the Pakistan’s Armed Forces’ traditional spirit of ‘nation comes first, always and every time’, it has been decided to contribute the complete vaccine donation by the PLA to the Pakistan military in the national vaccine drive to be administered to front line healthcare workers across Pakistan who are real heroes fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic and saving precious lives.
The director-general ISPR said that Pakistan’s Armed Forces extend their deepest gratitude to the PLA and People’s Republic of China for this magnanimous donation during testing times.
1/2 Vaccines aided by Chinese PLA arrived and handover ceremony held at Nur Khan AB on Monday. Proud to announce that Pakistani Armed Forces is the first foreign military to receive the vaccines from Chinese PLA. Chin-Pak Dosti Zindabad! pic.twitter.com/wDVeuNyhoe
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