US Consul General, Faysal Qureshi visit vaccination centre

Campaign is encouraging Pakistani citizens to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus and save lives


Our Correspondent October 16, 2021
PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

KARACHI:

The US Consul General Mark Stroh and actor Faysal Qureshi visited one of Pakistan's largest vaccination facilities at the Karachi Expo Centre as part of the United States and Sindh government's on-going immunisation awareness campaign, 'Fizaaoon se Falaah Tak', a press release said on Friday.

The campaign is encouraging Pakistani citizens to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus and save lives. Stroh observed US Pfizer vaccine inoculations firsthand, thanked health care workers, and congratulated Pakistanis receiving Pfizer vaccines.

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"The United States stands with the people of Pakistan in the fight against this global pandemic. Since July 2021, the American people have sent 15.8 million life-saving COVID-19 vaccine doses to the people of Pakistan, and another 9.6 million Pfizer doses will be arriving this month, in October," said Consul General Mark Stroh, while interacting with people getting Pfizer vaccines at the Karachi Expo Center.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 16th, 2021.

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