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Yohei Sasakawa calls on PM

Yohei Sasakawa calls on PM

India Blooms News Service | | 24 Nov 2014, 10:22 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IBNS): Chairman of The Nippon Foundation Yohei Sasakawa called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

Sasakawa had initiated in 2005, the establishment of the National Forum of People Affected by Leprosy in India, a nationwide network of leprosy colonies.

Sasakawa India Leprosy Foundation (SILF) is a charitable institution dedicated to the task of mainstreaming leprosy affected and cured people through economic and social empowerment.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister expressed deep appreciation for Sasakawa`s personal commitment to the cause of eradication of leprosy, both in India and across the world.