The Cabinet approves to purchase 6 million more Sputnik V vaccine doses

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The Department of Government Information says Sri Lanka is planning to import 6 million more doses of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine from Russia, During its meeting held yesterday, The Cabinet of Ministers approved the proposal tabled by Health Minister Pavithra Wanniarachchi to order more of Sputnik V jabs to proceed with Sri Lanka’s inoculation drive.
Earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers gave the nod to purchase 7 million doses of Russia-made Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine for 69.65 million US dollars.

The purchase order was placed on the recommendation of the Cabinet-appointed Negotiation Committee.

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