Date: December 21, 2015
Taiwan on Monday inked an agreement with NGO Orbis International to develop a long-term sustainable paediatric eye care system and deliver quality eye care services to the children of West Bengal.
Chung-Kwang Tien, the representative of Taiwan in India, signed the pact on behalf of his country’s foreign affairs ministry, while Orbis country-director in India Rahul Ali stood in for his organisation.
The six-year programme, that began 21 months back, is now being co-funded by Taiwan, with Tien handing over to Orbis a cheque of $80,000 for its implementation. [FULL STORY]