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The Japanese Government will donate one more million doses of Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam according to the Ministry of Health.
The ministry announced on June 25 that Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu has confirmed to donate one more million doses of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to Vietnam.
Speaking at the airport when receiving the vaccine, Vietnamese Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long thanked the Japanese government and people for the valuable gift which he said demonstrates the good relationship between Vietnam and Japan, especially in the context that Covid-19 vaccines are in short supply globally.
Addressing the event, Japanese ambassador to Vietnam Yamada Takio stressed that the gift is a testament to the long-standing friendship between Japan and Vietnam, and that Japan would like to work alongside the international community, especially Vietnam, to weather the Covid-19 crisis together.
This article was originally published in Dtinews