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WHO Head praises Sri Lanka on successful vaccination drive

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  • Prez thanks WHO chief in a Twitter message

By Kelum Bandara

Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom praised Sri Lanka over a successful vaccination drive.

 In a tweet, he said he was glad to see that Sri Lanka is on track to fully vaccinate 10 per cent of its population ahead of the vaccine equity target in September.


He thanked the Government and people of Sri Lanka for their efforts, and continued vigilance on proven public health and social measures to suppress the virus.


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, in a Twitter reply, thanked the WHO head and informed him that Sri Lanka is committed to ensuring immunity for all people of Sri Lanka.


“Together we shall emerge victorious,” he tweeted.

 

 

  • Sri Lanka is on track to fully vaccinate 10 per cent of its population ahead of the vaccine equity target in September