UPS distributes Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines in Sri Lanka | Sunday Observer

UPS distributes Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines in Sri Lanka

1 August, 2021

UPS in Sri Lanka delivered the first consignment of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines that arrived at the Bandaranaike International Airport last month.

UPS’ temperature-controlled delivery fleet is equipped to maintain ultra-cold storage temperature conditions to deliver these life-saving vaccines to the government. UPS Managing director for Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, Rachid Fergati said, “UPS is honoured to support Sri Lanka’s national drive against the Covid pandemic, and our teams have been working around the clock to ensure the smooth delivery of these temperature sensitive vaccines. This is an important milestone in the world’s ongoing collective response to the pandemic and UPS is committed to continue delivering what matters to people and communities that need it most.”

“We have the industry-leading expertise and the world-class logistics network to meet the demands of the highly regulated, complex requirements of these pharmaceuticals. We are proud to be a leading force in public-private partnerships to help stamp out this pandemic in Sri Lanka and across the world,” he said.