Foreign envoys invited to Beijing Institute of Biological Products of Sinopharm

Zhao Lijian, spokesman for Chinese Foreign Ministry. (Photo:

(ECNS) -- The Protocol Department of Chinese Foreign Ministry invited a number of foreign diplomatic envoys in China to visit the Beijing Institute of Biological Products of Sinopharm on Nov. 12, according to Zhao Lijian, spokesman for the ministry.

The envoys visited the COVID-19 vaccine production monitoring room and were briefed on the research and development of COVID-19 vaccine, and had in-depth exchanges on issues of their interest.

The visit deepened their understanding of the safety, effectiveness, accessibility of China's COVID-19 vaccine, said Zhao at a press conference on Monday.

They congratulated China on the remarkable progress made in COVID-19 vaccine research and development, saying that they stand ready to facilitate cooperation on COVID-19 vaccine development and deployment together with China to form stronger synergy in global fight against the pandemic.