Foreign diplomats serving in Sri Lanka, under which various diplomatic Missions in Sri Lanka have also been included in the COVID19 vaccination programme.
The missions are being covered in alphabetical order.
Accordingly, the Indian High Commissioner in Sri Lanka received the Covishield vaccine at the Army Hospital in Narhenpita.
India has provided 1 million doses of Covishield vaccine to Sri Lanka with 50% of it being gifted by India.
There are plans to source more Covishield vaccines from India.