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China's President Xi Jinping leader promises Africa 1 billion COVID vaccine doses

The Chinese leader said that his country would donate 600 million doses directly. A further 400 million doses would come from other sources, such as investments in production sites.

November 29, 2021 / 07:19 PM IST
Chinese President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping

China's President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to offer one billion Covid vaccine doses to Africa, in a speech made via videolink to a China-Africa summit in Senegal's capital Dakar.

The Chinese leader said that his country would donate 600 million doses directly. A further 400 million doses would come from other sources, such as investments in production sites.
AFP
first published: Nov 29, 2021 07:19 pm
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