The vaccines arrived from China on a special flight.
On 22 July, 2 million doses of the Sinopharm vaccine arrived in Sri Lanka.
SriLankan Airlines airlifted the 2 million doses of Sinopharm vaccines to Sri Lanka from China.
The Sri Lankan Government had initially received 600,000 doses of the vaccine from China as a donation.
The remaining vaccines were purchased by the State Pharmaceutical Corporation (SPC) of Sri Lanka from the Chinese manufacturer. (Colombo Gazette)