"Pleased to be the bearer of excellent news today! Japan will certainly give away AstraZeneca vaccines to the Philippines, and also we'll make certain to deliver them at the soonest feasible time so no person obtains left behind throughout this pandemic," Japanese Ambassador Kazuhiko Koshikawa's tweet read.
In a Facebook post, the embassy said that the contribution is part of Japan's initiatives to aid the countries in the Organization of Southeast Oriental Countries (ASEAN).
" Foreign Minister (Toshimitsu) Motegi just introduced today Japan's intent to give away AstraZeneca injections produced in Japan to the Philippines," the post read, although the announcement did not disclose the variety of doses to be contributed.
The campaign is outside the vaccinations originating from the COVAX facility, the consular office kept in mind. The embassy will certainly collaborate with the Philippine federal government for the fast shipment of the stabs..