A ROYAL DIRECTION
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.