Sri Lanka to sign agreement to secure Covid-19 vaccine
The Lanka Cabinet will sign part two of the COVAX agreement with the WHO this week, enabling the country to obtain a limited quantity of the COVID-19 vaccine in the first quarter of this year, according to an official statement.
The signing of the second part has to be done by January 8, it said. Eligible countries are required to submit request applications under two phases to receive the vaccine facility. The first part — which include information regarding the target group, storage capacity and technical information — was required to be submitted before December 7 and Lanka has done it on time, the statement said.