KUCHING: The arrival of the first batch of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine here was a historic moment for Sarawak today, signalling the potential beginning of the end of the war with Covid-19.

The batch of 23,400 vaccine doses landed safely at the Kuching International Airport cargo bay at around 6.30pm.

The event was witnessed by Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian, State Secretary Datuk Amar Jaul Samion, State Health Department (JKNS) director Dr Chin Zin Hing, and other representatives.