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France Foundation Vision Essilor Donates Optometry Center to Xing County

Time:2018-06-27Editor:Zuo FengqiangResource:Department of European and Asian AffairsPrintingSize:LargeMediumSmall

On the morning of June, 27th, Mme. AICHA MOKDAHI, Chairperson of France Foundation Vision Essilor (FFVE) and Mr. Liu Shiqing,County Mayor of Xing County, Shanxi Province,  signed a cooperative agreement on China (Xing County) International Symposium on Poverty Relief co-hosted by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) and People’s Government of Shanxi Province. According to the agreement, FFVE will donate an optometry center to Xing County People’s Hospital, so as to assistant Xing County to do well in poverty alleviation. CPAFFC President Li Xiaolin and Vice Governor of Shanxi Province Chen Yongqi were witnesses to the signing ceremony.

Under the framework of cooperation between CPAFFC and SPF (Secours Populaire Fran?ais), FFVE had begun to develop the poverty alleviation program “Bright Sight, Viewing World” in Xing County last year. Children in Xing County were required to have their vision tested, and free ten thousands pairs of glasses would be given to near sighted children. For more than one year, this program had been basically completed and had achieved great success.

In addition, Secretary of Secrétariat National of SPF THIERRY ROBERT announced in opening remark that it will donate a school bus to Xing County.







Photographed by Zuo Fengqiang



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