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Oryx Rotana Ho­tel hosted the in­au­gu­ra­tion of Blind­ness Preven­tion Char­ity, or­ga­nized by OR­BIS UK, to mark World Sight Day for the fourth con­sec­u­tive year. Head­ing the OR­BIS del­e­ga­tion was Her Royal High­ness Princess So­phie, the Count­ess of Wes­sex, A pa­tron of the In­ter­na­tional Agency for the Preven­tion of Blind­ness (IAPB), and also the global am­bas­sador for Vi­sion 2020. HRH Princess So­phie's visit was aimed at rais­ing funds to re­duce child­hood blind­ness in Bangladesh. OR­BIS is a global non-profit de­vel­op­ment or­ga­ni­za­tion whose mis­sion is to train lo­cal med­i­cal teams to pro­vide vi­sion care based on the lat­est sci­en­tific achieve­ments in this spe­cialty.

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