The Department of National Security wishes to inform that it has accepted a small donation of Pfizer vaccine from the government of the United States of America for use by national security.
This donation is greatly appreciated and is a testament to the continuing working relationship between the Department of National Security and the Government of the United States of America.
Earlier today, the ministry released the following statement.
Trinidad and Tobago received Pfizer vaccines from the United States on Saturday.
This was revealed in a brief statement from the Ministry of National Security.
The ministry did not mention how many doses of the vaccine were given.
Two days ago, President Joe Biden announced Thursday evening that the United States is planning to donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine globally.
According to the ministry: “We were very fortunate to have received gifts of vaccines from different countries such as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Barbados, Bermuda, the Republic of India, the People’s Republic of China and now the United States
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is grateful and remains very grateful for these gifts at this particular time and looks forward to continuing good relations with our regional and international partners. “