Bangladesh will receive 10 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine on Friday evening from the Chinese government as a gift.
A Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight is on the way to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport from Tianjin International Airport in China.
Earlier, Bangladesh received 11 lakh doses of Sinopharm as a gift from China.
These 10 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine are coming as a gift from China for Bangladeshi brothers and sisters, said Hualong Yan, Deputy Chief of Mission at Chinese Embassy in Dhaka on Friday.
Bangladesh also received over 34 lakh doses of Sinopharm vaccine under the COVAX facility.
Bangladesh is also receiving Sinopharm vaccine doses under a commercial purchase agreement.