VN completes procedures to receive 100,000 doses of Russian-donated COVID-19 vaccine hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi, (VNA) Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has tasked the Ministry of Health with collaborating with relevant Vietnamese and Russian agencies to complete procedures for receiving and storing 100,000 doses of the Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine donated to Vietnam by the Russian Government.

The ministry will organise a ceremony to receive the vaccine and work with the Russian side regarding paperwork to grant permission for the Sputnik Light vaccine. The vaccine is only put into use once obtaining the permission.

The Ministry of Finance is assigned to finance the vaccine receiving and direct the General Department of Vietnam Customs to facilitate related customs procedures related to the vaccine batch./.