Chairman National Command and Operation Center (NCOC) Asad Umar on Friday took his Twitter handle to announce that Pakistan has procured the target of vaccinating 70 million people against Covid-19 by the end of 2021.

Asad Umar shared the following figures in which amongst the federating units, Islamabad leads with 77 % fully vaccinated people. Punjab is at 51 %, Gilgit Baltistan (GB) 46 %, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) 45 %, Balochistan 42 %, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) 41%, and Sindh is at 37 %.

He thanked the concerned teams for their extreme efforts throughout the process. This target could only be achieved by the determination shown by all the concerned people, he added.

Of the total eligible population, 46 % is fully vaccinated and 63 % has received at least one dose, he told.

Asad Umar further applauded the government by saying that the federation procured 100% of the vaccines worth more than 250 billion and has provided vaccines to all the country’s citizens regardless of the province they live in.

He further said that We could not have achieved this massive vaccination drive without the federal government’s help.