The 25th meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Governments (CHOGM) commenced on Thursday in London, with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi leading Pakistan’s delegation.
The premier, along with other heads of government of commonwealth states, was welcomed by British Prime Minister Theresa May, Queen Elizabeth II and members of the royal family at the Buckingham Palace.
Earlier today, PM Abbasi held meetings with the teams of Peek Vision, a world leader in smartphone technology and training healthcare workforce in developing countries to eliminate preventable blindness and poor vision, and CBM, an NGO working in the field of disability globally for over 100 years with a major focus on eye care.
During the meeting, the premier invited Peek Vision to Pakistan and expressed the Governments clear commitment to eliminate preventable blindness in Pakistan. He committed the full support of the Government for a national program in this regard.
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Ali Jahangir Siddiqui and Pakistan High Commissioner to UK Syed Ibne Abbas were also present during the meeting.