The vaccines arrived in Sri Lanka on a special SriLankan Airlines flight.
The airline said it has transported a total of 16.3 million Sinopharm vaccines to Sri Lanka since the month of March.
SriLankan said that it is assisting the national vaccination drive by expediting the transportation of vaccines to Sri Lanka.
The airline said it is proud to be a part of this national endeavor by transporting temperature-sensitive pharmaceutical cargo.
In addition, the airline continues to support the healthcare system by offloading and clearing on a priority basis on arrival in Colombo at the SriLankan Cargo facility in Katunayake.
SriLankan Cargo operated a special flight to carry syringes and medical equipment on gratis through the scheduled flights to Shanghai. (Colombo Gazette)