The Nationwide Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) introduced on Thursday that its committee of well being specialists has permitted two Chinese language vaccines to be administered to youngsters aged 12 years and older from November 15.
The Chinese language vaccines permitted by the committee are Sinopharm and Sinovac.
“Chinese language vaccines Sinopharm and Sinovac have been permitted by NCOC Well being Skilled Committee for administration to youngsters above 12 years of age from 15 November onwards,” NCOC tweeted.
“Now, these vaccines may also be obtainable along with already permitted Pfizer for kids above 12 yrs,” tweeted NCOC.
Earlier, Planning and Growth Minister Asad Umar, who additionally heads NCOC, mentioned greater than 50 per cent of scholars between the ages of 12 and 18 have obtained at the very least one dose of coronavirus vaccine throughout the nation.