Jordan receives batch of China’s Sinopharm vaccine
A batch of the China-produced anti-Coronavirus vaccine (Sinopharm) arrived at Queen Alia International Airport Sunday evening, ordered at preferential prices.
“Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, China and Jordan have helped each other and joined forces in combating the pandemic, which indicates the deep friendship between the two peoples,” China’s Ambassador to Jordan, Chen Chuandong said in a statement distributed by the embassy.
He added that the Chinese government has fulfilled its promise to turn vaccines into a global public product, and has overcome the pressure of large domestic and foreign demand for vaccines and the limits of production capacity.
He pointed out that his country’s government supports Jordan’s efforts to buy Chinese vaccines, and this reflects the value of the Chinese-Jordanian strategic partnership and China’s real work to support the Jordan in combating the pandemic.
He stressed that the Chinese vaccines have won widespread recognition for their safety and efficacy, and the two countries will continue to cooperate in combating the pandemic and overcoming it at an early stages.
Secretary-General of the Foreign Ministry, Yousef Bataineh thanked China for its support for Jordan to combat the pandemic, voicing his pride in the level of cooperation and friendship between the two countries.
Source: Jordan News Agency