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Vietnam receives COVID-19 aid from Czech Republic


Hanoi, 1 September 2021 (TDI): The Ministry of Health of Vietnam has received 210,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and 40,800 doses of Moderna vaccine worth nearly US$ 1.3 million donated by the Czech Government. The medical aid was transported by UPS, an American multinational shipping and supply chain management company to Ha Noi-based Noi Bai international airport on Friday, August 27. 

Chargé d’Affaires of the Czech Embassy in Ha Noi Lukas Musil handed over the doses to Vietnamese Deputy Health Minister Truong Quoc Cuong at the ceremony on Monday, August 30. The two sides maintained strong cooperation with each other to fight the pandemic today and last year. 

Furthermore, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, in a phone conversation with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis said the country would donate 250,000 vaccine doses and share other 500,000 doses with Vietnam.

Vietnam thanked the Czech Government and people for their efforts and support. 



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