A Delegation from Sri Lanka calls on the Prime Minister of Pakistan to Gift Eye Corneas to Sight-Disabled Pakistanis

August 26, 2019


A Sri Lankan Delegation called on Prime Minister Imran Khan today to gift eye corneas to sight-disabled people in Pakistan. The initiative was taken by the Sri Lankan High Commission in Islamabad, in collaboration with the Sri Lankan Eye Donation Society.
Prime Minister Imran Khan highly valued and appreciated the humanitarian gesture. He said that it was a great initiative to provide corneas on humanitarian basis which would enable people to regain their eye sight.
Prime Minister Khan said that Pakistan deeply values its close and friendly relations with Sri Lanka. These relations, he added, have been nurtured over decades through a continuous interaction at bilateral, regional and international levels. The Prime Minister also expressed satisfaction on the growing people-to-people contacts between the two countries.
The Sri Lankan delegation thanked the Prime Minister for receiving them and said that the gift of corneas from the people of Sri Lanka would help in strengthening the bonds of friendship between the two nations.

Islamabad
26th August 2019