ISLAMABAD: On Sunday, a special shipment of 1.55 million doses of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccination landed in Pakistan. The dosages came by a PIA jet, according to the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC). “This is part of a scheduled contracted quantity acquired from China,” the NCOC stated in a statement. According to the NCOC, China has made extraordinary steps to assure an ongoing supply of vaccinations to Pakistan as a “time-tested friend.” Another shipment of 2-3 million doses of Chinese vaccinations is expected to arrive in Pakistan sometime next week, followed by a continuous supply, according to the statement. “Measures have been put in place to convey these vaccinations to all federating units in accordance with their needs,” the NCOC concluded.