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UK PM names Zahawi as minister responsible for vaccine deployment

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has named Nadhim Zahawi, currently a junior business minister, as the minister responsible for COVID-19 vaccine deployment, in a sign that the government is

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has named Nadhim Zahawi, currently a junior business minister, as the minister responsible for COVID-19 vaccine deployment, in a sign that the government is readying a mass vaccination program.

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Zahawi will report to health minister Matt Hancock in his new role, with his primary focus on vaccine deployment although he will keep some of his business responsibilities.

A statement from the Prime Minister's office on Saturday added that the new arrangement was temporary and would last until at least next summer.

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Source: News https://english.alarabiya.net/en/coronavirus/2020/11/28/Coronavirus-UK-PM-names-Zahawi-as-minister-responsible-for-vaccine-deployment

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