Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 09:40 GMT
Chinese Ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang - photo via Chinese embassy's website
CAIRO – 5 March 2021: Chinese ambassador to Cairo Liao Liqiang said that China is fully prepared to strengthen cooperation with Egypt in the vaccination field to combat the coronavirus pandemic (CBDI-19).
In his interview with "DMC Evening" talk show on DMC channel, Liao Liqiang added that practical cooperation between China and Egypt has maintained good momentum for development, in addition to cooperation in the fields of law enforcement and security.
He added that China supports more Chinese companies to invest in Egypt, build infrastructure and technology sciences, and upgrade the level of partnership between China and Egypt.
Last month, China granted Egypt 300,000 coronavirus vaccine doses, sufficient for 150,000 persons.
Egypt has already received three batches of the vaccine developed by China’s Sinopharm since December, the latest of which was yesterday.
Egypt is negotiating with India and China to manufacture coronavirus vaccines, said Dr. Noha Assem, the advisor to the Minister of Health, told “Men Al Kahera” talk show on “Sky News Arabia late February.