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Garuda Indonesia Proudly Shipped Raw Materials for Covid-19 Vaccines to Our Country

Garuda Indonesia proudly shipped 15 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine raw materials from China to Indonesia. Garuda Indonesia's aircraft type Boeing 777-300ER, PK-GIJ registration with the flight number GA891 landed safely at Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Tangerang, Banten on Tuesday (12/1) afternoon from Beijing Capital International Airport, China. The arrival of 15 million doses of vaccine raw material was the third arrival after 1.2 million and 1.8 million ready-to-use vaccines had arrived in Indonesia in the previous two arrivals. The raw materials for vaccines from the Sinovac company would be further processed as ready-to-use vaccines by the state-owned pharmaceutical company, Bio Farma.

Furthermore, it would be used as one of the Covid-19 vaccines in the free mass vaccination program for 181.5 million people throughout Indonesia. The Covid-19 vaccine produced by Sinovac has obtained an emergency use permit from Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan (BPOM) after previously received a halal fatwa from Majelis Ulama Indonesia (MUI). In addition, in terms of shipping and distributing of vaccines, the Company has officially obtained Goods Distribution Practices certification for Pharmaceutical Cargo.

Based on : Sekretariat Presiden