President Li Xiaolin Attends Launching Ceremony of Essilor and Xing County Poverty Alleviation Program “Bright Sight, Viewing World”
Co-hosted by the Chinese Peoples’ Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), France Fondation Vision Essilor(FFVE), Secours Populaire Fran?ais (SPF) and People’s Government of Xing County, Lv Liang City, Shanxi Province, the launching ceremony of the poverty alleviation program “Bright Sight, Viewing World” was held in Xing County Experiment School on the morning of March 31, 2017. CPAFFC President Li Xiaolin was present and delivered a speech.
President Li said, as an old revolutionary base area, Xing County had made immortal contributions to the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression, the founding and developing of new China. They are our common wishes that help the people living there to have a better life as soon as possible and build a well-off society in an all-round way together with the people of the whole country. Thanks FFE and SPF for giving support in developing poverty areas in China with honest and great love. There would be a great deal of work need to do for CPAFFC, since the work of the poverty alleviation just took the first step. CPAFFC would continue to make efforts together with the international friends on overcoming poverty and achieving prosperity for Xing County as soon as possible.
Mme. Aicha Mokdahi, Chairman of FFVE, Mr. He Yi, President of Essilor (China）Investment Co., Ltd., Mr. Hassouneh Ismail, Secretary of Secrétariat National of SPF, Mr. Jean-Louis Callens, Chairman of the branch of North and Mr. Liang Zhifeng, Secretary of County Party Committee, delivered speeches respectively. The term of the program is two years. FFE will hold lectures on vision-protecting in different schools in Xing County and screen the vision for 30000 students and donate 10000 pairs of glasses to them.