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Indian Government to provide COVID-19 vaccines to Fiji

March 18, 2021 12:30 pm
Acting High Commissioner to Fiji, Sukanta Sahoo.

The Indian Government has pledged a significant number of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine.

This has been confirmed by Acting High Commissioner to Fiji, Sukanta Sahoo, this morning.

Sahoo says they are on the verge of finalizing paperwork with the relevant authorities before the green light is given for the shipment of vaccines.

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“Regarding that vaccines, we are also in the process of providing vaccines bilaterally to Fiji. And in a short span of time, you will come to know. There are certain document preparations needed.”

He says the agreement was signed yesterday and they are now awaiting endorsement from the Fijian Government.

These AstraZeneca vaccines were manufactured by the Covashield Branch in India.

He is optimistic that everything will be finalized next week.

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