Ho Chi Minh, 27 October 2021 (TDI):According to a statement given by Bui Thanh Son, the Foreign Minister of Vietnam, US donated 2.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines for Vietnam. This aid will help to curb the spread of Covid-19 in Vietnam.

The facility was provided to Vietnam via COVAX mechanism. The doses came on 25 and 26 October, in the Noi and Ho Chi Minh City. In a tweet, Vietnam’s Foreign Minister expressed gratitude to the United States’ gesture.

The Southeast Asian state believes this cooperation will enhance the strong and comprehensive partnership between the two. Earlier, US also sent 1,499,940 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine doses to Vietnam, to fight against covid-19.