Egypt has already received three batches of the vaccine developed by China’s Sinopharm since December, the latest of which was yesterday.
The MoU aims to continue coordination and communication between the two sides in various health fields.
The priority in distributing the vaccine will be given to the medical staff in isolation hospitals, as well as chest and fevers hospitals, she said.
The agreement, which was signed in the Egyptian capital Cairo last year in November, states that the Chinese government shall hand its Egyptian counterpart a grant of 300 million Chinese yuan ($42.9 million).
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed regional and international issues of mutual concern with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi. They agreed to continue ongoing coordination in international forums, to foster regional and international peace an
Trade between Egypt and China in the first quarter of 2020 reached $3.2 billion, China’s Ambassador in Egypt Liao Liqiang said, adding that a cooperation deal will be signed between the China Import and Export fair held online between June 14-24 and the E
The shipment includes 10,000 N95 respirator masks, 10,000 protective suits, 70,000 DNA detectors, Ambassador Liao Liqiang said in a Twitter post.
China’s Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang has affirmed that Egypt is able to overcome the crisis of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as soon as possible. Egypt has so far reported a total of 865 cases.
Egypt denied reports that its embassy in China stopped providing services to businessmen and importers, due to the coronavirus outbreak, affirming that the embassy continues to certify documents related to trade and import.
Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang on Thursday said no cases of coronavirus were recorded among Egyptians who resided in Wuhan before they were recently repatriated.