Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: International
Lead People/Agency: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein
Overview: Malaysia has been given priority recipient status for a Chinese-produced COVID-19 vaccine once it is developed.
Full details here: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2020/10/13/hisham-malaysia-has-priority-recipient-status-for-chinese-covid-19-vaccine
Type of Justification: Agreement to encourage Chinese enterprises to establish all-round cooperation with Malaysian partners in vaccine research and development, and distribution.