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What is the status of Russian vaccine purchase?
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What is the status of Russian vaccine purchase?

The Foreign Ministry has rejected the vaccine import proposal of Gonoshasthaya Kendra due to inconsistencies Bangladesh may face another setback in procuring Sputnik V vaccine from Russia under the government-to-government arrangement due to the recent Covid surge in Russia, according to the Foreign Ministry. “The government has decided, in principle, to procure vaccines from Russia. But the process is slightly delayed due to Covid resurgence in Russia,” Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen told Dhaka Tribune on Sunday. The government sent a proposal to the Russian government to purchase 10 million Sputnik V vaccines around a month ago. However, Russia did not send any reply in this regard. The minister said: “Due to the recent Covid surge, maximum offices are under shutdown in R...