July 19, Colombo: The third batch of 200,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine purchased by the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC) arrived in Sri Lanka early this morning.
A consignment of 70,200 doses of Pfizer vaccines purchased by Sri Lanka was brought to the Katunayake Airport this morning, said the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Dr. Prasanna Gunasena. This is the third batch of Pfizer vaccines brought to Sri Lanka.
The consignment was flown from Amsterdam in the Netherlands to Doha in Qatar and arrived at the Katunayake International Airport at 02.15 this morning on Qatar Airways flight QR-668.
The consignment of vaccines has been transported to the Central Warehousing Complex in Colombo by trucks of the Sri Lanka Pharmaceuticals Corporation with special refrigeration facilities.