He said he is pleased to announce, through the generosity of the American people, a donation of 9.6 million additional vaccine doses to the people of Bangladesh.
"We salute and stand with heroic Bangladeshi health care providers and assistance partners as we work together to provide a healthier, brighter future for the people of both our great nations," said outgoing ambassador miller.
This delivery of Pfizer vaccine doses is a part of the United States' commitment to lead the global Covid-19 response by donating a billion doses of Pfizer vaccine around the world.
In addition to vaccine donations, the United States continues to work closely with Bangladesh to support the national Covid-19 vaccination campaign and strengthen the government's response to the pandemic, said the US embassy in Dhaka.
The United States has provided training to over 7,000 healthcare providers on the proper management and administration of vaccines.