Saudi Arabia includes Sinovac on list of Covid-19 vaccines accepted for entry, says Zulkifli

  • Nation
  • Monday, 12 Jul 2021

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Saudi Arabian government has included the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine on the list of vaccines accepted for entry into the country, says Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri (pic).

The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) said that this was good news for those who wanted to observe the Haj and umrah in future.

In a Twitter post, Zulkifli also shared the Saudi Arabiam Health Ministry's website,, for enquiries on entry to the country.

With this development, Saudi Arabia accepts six types of Covid-19 vaccines for entry into the country - Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Janssen, Sinopharm and Sinovac. - Bernama

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