ECC approves Rs20b to purchase 10m Covid vaccine

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Monday approved the purchase of 10 million coronavirus vaccine doses.

Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen chaired the meeting during which the finance ministry approved the purchase of 10million doses of coronavirus vaccine.

The finance ministry has also approved a Rs20billion budget to purchase these 10 million coronavirus vaccine doses.

The responsibility to administer the vaccine has been given to the health ministry.

According to the official data, Pakistan has so far administered 6,130,509 doses of vaccine with 1,513,144 people got fully vaccinated while 3,180,246 people have received the first jab of the vaccine.

Raja Furqan Ahmed

Raja Furqan Ahmed is the News Editor of The Pakistan Daily.

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