SINGAPORE: Singapore has despatched 100,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to Brunei Darussalam as a part of bilateral cooperation to sort out the pandemic, stated the Ministry of International Affairs (MFA) on Wednesday (Sep 29).
Brunei will present an identical quantity of vaccines again to Singapore at a later date.
“This mutually beneficial arrangement enables both countries to optimise our respective schedules for vaccinating our populations against COVID-19, and is part of our broader commitment to work together with our neighbours in confronting the pandemic,” stated MFA in a press assertion.
In August, Singapore had equally contributed 100,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine to Brunei to deepen cooperation between each international locations.
Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia are amongst different international locations to which Singapore has contributed COVID-19 vaccines.
Final month, MFA additionally introduced a “dose sharing arrangement” with Australia, which includes Singapore sending 500,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Australia is to return the identical quantity in December.