Saturday September 18, 2021

JS Bank launches Covid-19 drive through vaccination facility

JS Bank launches Covid-19 drive through vaccination facility

JS Bank, in collaboration with the Government of Sindh and District South Deputy Commissioner Irshad Ali Sodhar, has launched a Covid-19 Drive Through Vaccination facility for the country’s largest metropolis, Karachi.

This initiative between the Sindh government and JS Bank has seen the establishment of a facility next to the Urban Forest, Block 3, Clifton, Karachi, according to a statement.

With six drive through lanes and the capacity to serve thousands of people per day, the service is free and is being offered between 4pm and midnight seven days a week allowing the public to get vaccinated from the comfort of their cars. Available vaccines include Moderna, Sinovac, CanSino, Pakvac, and Sinopharm.

Barrister Murtaza Wahab, adviser to the chief minister, stated, ‘In collaboration with the Sindh government and JS Bank, a Covid-19 vaccination drive through has been established which will help the nation. I urge everyone to come and get themselves vaccinated and keep themselves safe.

Basir Shamsie, president and CEO of JS Bank, said: ‘JS Bank has always strived to give back to the society in which it operates. As a socially responsible entity, this vaccination drive is a symbol of our commitment to our nation and is our national duty. We are deeply grateful to the Government of Sindh for their support in effective collaboration. We hope that this drive will result in a measurable impact and help the nation combat the disease.”

The ease and convenience of the drive-through centre was well-received by the public and long queues of vehicles and people were witnessed at the location after its launch on Monday. JS Bank continues to play its due role towards safeguarding the safety and health of the people of Pakistan. The Bank will continue to contribute positively to the society at large.