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China provides free vaccine to 69 developing countries

07.03.2021 41 просмотров

China donates vaccines to 69 countries and sells them to 43 other countries.


Chinese authorities donate vaccines to 69 countries and sell them to 43 other countries. This was announced on Sunday at the annual press conference on the sidelines of the session of the National People's Congress (the highest legislative body) of the State Council member, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi.

“Within the framework of the COVAX [ Kovax] we promised to provide 10 million doses of vaccines to meet the needs of developing countries in the first place. China provides free vaccines to 69 developing countries and exports vaccines to 43 countries,” he said. He also noted that the PRC "unwaveringly advocates the availability of vaccines as a global public good."

"China is confidently leading the way in international vaccine cooperation. We cooperate on the joint development and production of a vaccine with more than 10 countries, involving more than 100,000 volunteers,” Wang Yi continued. “We are ready, together with foreign partners, to consider the issue of mutual recognition of vaccination and jointly develop a specific plan for this work,” he concluded.

The Fourth The 13th Committee of the People's Political Consultative Council (Consultative Body) of China and the 4th session of the 13th National People's Congress of China are being held in Beijing from March 4 to 10 and March 5 to 11, respectively. They are discussing the national strategy for socio-economic development in the 14th five-year period (2021-2025) and until 2035. An important place in the conduct of these two main annual political events of the country is given to the coordination and adjustment of the official diplomatic line.

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