The Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang announced on Thursday that China will gift Egypt 300,000 COVID-19 Vaccine doses.
Liao added on his Twitter account that this step symbolizes the deep friend relation between Egypt and China.
It also highlights the bilateral cooperation between both states in combating the novel COVID-19.
Egypt is one of the earliest countries that participated in the clinical trials of the Chinese COVID-19 vaccine, Sinopharm, and it was the first approved COVID-19 vaccine for urgent use in Egypt by the Egyptian Drug Authority (EDA).
Moreover, Sinopharm is currently used by the Egyptian medical authorities for vaccinating the medical staff in isolation hospitals amid the kicking off COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the state.