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UK govt appoints vaccine rollout minister

The UK government has appointed Nadhim Zahawi, an MP for Stratford-on-Avon, as a new health minister to oversee

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Nov 2020 6:27 AM GMT

LONDON: The UK government has appointed Nadhim Zahawi, an MP for Stratford-on-Avon, as a new health minister to oversee rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine in England, Downing Street announced. "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of NadhimZahawi MP as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care," Xinhua news agency quoted Downing Street as saying in a statement on Saturday. In a tweet, Zahawi welcomed his new post, saying: "Delighted to have been asked by (Prime Minister) Boris Johnson to become the Minister for Covid vaccine deployment. (IANS)

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