- DRAP proposes setting the worth of two doses of Russian Vaccine Sputnik V between Rs8,000 and Rs9,000.
- Cupboard to present remaining approval of the suggestions despatched by DRAP.
ISLAMABAD: The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has beneficial the worth of Russian coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik V, to teh Pakistani authorities, in accordance with sources.
The vaccine was imported by a non-public firm a couple of days in the past.
DRAP has beneficial setting the worth of two doses of Russian Vaccine Sputnik V between Rs8,000 and Rs9,000.
In response to sources, DRAP took the choice relating to the worth of the vaccine throughout an emergency assembly convened by the regulatory authority.
Learn extra: Pakistan receives first cargo of Russian Sputnik vaccine for coronavirus
Sources mentioned the federal cupboard will give the ultimate approval of the suggestions despatched by DRAP.
Pakistan obtained the primary cargo of privately-imported Russian COVID-19 vaccine, Gam-COVID-Vac or Sputnik V, on the Jinnah Worldwide Airport in Karachi earlier this week.
Fifty-thousand doses of the Sputnik coronavirus vaccine had been imported in Karachi. Well being division officers mentioned the vaccine will likely be given to main hospitals and medical establishments.
“From now onwards, shipments of this extremely efficient COVID-19 vaccine will likely be delivered to Pakistan at common intervals and assist the nation battle the pandemic,” a Russian commerce consultant in Karachi, Ruslan Aliev, was quoted as saying by The Information.