Cairo has also delivered the first batch of 500,000 doses of locally produced COVID-19 vaccines to the Palestinian Authority, he added during a joint press conference with Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Liao Liqiang. 

Abdel Ghaffar said his country seeks to become a regional center for vaccine production. Egypt is preparing to export locally manufactured COVID-19 vaccines to African countries.

Liao referred to cooperation between Egypt and China in producing COVID-19 vaccines throughout the pandemic.

He said his country has provided Egypt with 67 million doses of Chinese vaccines, and intends to send 60 million doses this year.

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