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Gov’t decides to buy huge quantity of COVID-19 vaccines

Pertaining to the continuity of the mass vaccinations against the novel coronavirus in the country, the federal government on Tuesday has decided to buy vaccines worth $1 billion.

As per the details, a summary in this regard will be presented in a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet scheduled to be held on 9th June.

The Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin will chair the ECC meeting to discuss a 20-point agenda. The ECC meeting is likely to approve grants for HEC, Rangers, Auditor General and students’ fee in underprivileged areas.

It is pertinent to be stated here that a summary in connection with establishment of funds for ‘Koi Bhooka Na Soye’ programme will also be discussed in the meeting.

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