Brunei sends vaccine to the Philippines

The donation was made under the ambit of vaccine diplomacy.

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Philippines' officials received AstraZeneca vaccines donated by Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan, 25 October 2021 (TDI): The Sultanate of Brunei donated vaccines to the Republic of the Philippines. The consignment contained 2,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 doses.  Ever since the Covid-19 pandemic has ravaged the world, countries all around the world have come together to aid each other. As a result, the vaccine is being delivered to the countries that need it to fight the pandemic.

Brunei donates vaccine
Brunei donated AstraZeneca vaccine to Philippines

The Charge d’Affairs of the Philippines Embassy in Brunei, Pete Raymond V Delfin appreciated the gesture. According to him, the donation has further reinforced the historically strong bilateral relations whilst both states address pandemic challenges. Furthermore, he expressed gratitude on behalf of the Philippines’ President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and the Filipino nation.

The Republic of Philippines and Brunei Darussalam (BD) established diplomatic relations on 1st January 1984. The two allies enjoy mutually beneficial relations and cooperate in labor, defense, trade and investment, health, education, and culture.

Assistant Secretary Christopher B Montero, the former Ambassador of Philippines, and Ambassador of Brunei Darussalam, Hajah Johariah binti Haji Abdul Wahab, witnessed the arrival of the vaccine.

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