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Flight carrying first consignment of COVID Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines touches down at BIA


28 January 2021 12:01 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


An Indian Airlines Flight AI 281 carrying 500,000 Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines donated by India landed at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) a short while ago.

This is the first consignment of Oxford - AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines to have arrived in Sri Lanka.

The consignment packed in 42 boxes was received by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Airport

  Comments - 7

  • Muditha Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:19 PM

    Happy news

    Desillusioned Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:21 PM

    Please give them first to frontline workers, elderly and vulnerable citizens. It is a disgrace that the Srilankan embassador for Rusdia already got vaccinated. Well now I think of it: vaccinated by Sputnik V, better not give that to anyone

    Kumaran,.Wattala Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:51 PM

    Good News. Thank you India for helping the neighbour during the hour of need.

    FF Thursday, 28 January 2021 05:46 PM


    Rajaguru Thursday, 28 January 2021 06:26 PM

    All Indian Lovers Take This Vaccine.

    Jai Hind Thursday, 28 January 2021 07:32 PM

    Yes. Others can wait for the Pfizer vaccine dreaming the effects of Viagra.

    Srilankan Thursday, 28 January 2021 07:49 PM

    Can the Indians be trusted?

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