Government approves negotiation to buy 40 million Sputnik V doses hinh anh 1Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine (Source: Bloomberg/VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – The Government has issued Resolution 73/NQ-CP on the procurement of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, which approved the Ministry of Health’s proposal for the negotiation for 40 million doses.

Accordingly, the Government will issue a document introducing the T&T Group with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to negotiate the purchase of 40 million doses of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine.

The cost of the transaction will be covered by the group, with the vaccine licenced, assessed, and given to the people free of charge in line with regulations.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is tasked with conducting related diplomatic procedures, while the Ministry of Transport will coordinate in the transport of the vaccine./.