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Speaker, 24 MPs receive AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

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Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Army Hospital in Narahenpita this morning.

Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Bagley was also present while the vaccine was administered to the Speaker.

The Speaker received this vaccine to encourage the people.

Meanwhile, 24 Government and Opposition MPs have received the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as of this afternoon. (Yohan Perera)

  Comments - 8

  • ANTON Wednesday, 17 February 2021 03:51 PM

    I THOUGHT THEY WOULD GO TO SINGAPORE OR USA FOR GETTING THIS VACCINATED.

    ANTON Wednesday, 17 February 2021 04:19 PM

    AS USUAL , IN SIRI LANKA , DONKEYS START BARKING , BEFORE DOGS DO THAT

    RoaringCreek Wednesday, 17 February 2021 04:30 PM

    Usually the key figures in public to this to encourage the masses when the massed are reluctant to take the vaccine. In Sri Lanka we are used to vaccination and there is no such reluctance. This is a lame excuse. We should also not that he is a "Paniya".

    ANTON Wednesday, 17 February 2021 04:46 PM

    ZENECA IS GOING TO FIGHT WITH CORONA, WOMANS WRESTLING MATCH.

    Johnny Wednesday, 17 February 2021 06:02 PM

    First of all Speaker should be treated for Piles.

    Hemawansa Wednesday, 17 February 2021 06:06 PM

    Speaker drank the Panni, now Vaccine.... I Oh, Sirisena....Ioh, Speaker.

    SriLankan Wednesday, 17 February 2021 06:07 PM

    Its a joke. Vaccine was brought for the public, now to see all the rotten politicians have it. Where is the justice in SriLanka.

    Sam Silva Wednesday, 17 February 2021 07:17 PM

    we need to protect these corrupted ministers who does nothing before our suffering citizens. Sad.


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