MANDALAY, Myanmar, Dec 2 (NNN-MNA) - Medical teams of Myanmar and China, began launching free eye surgery to 200 patients, in Myanmar's Mandalay region on Saturday.
It is the fifth time for conducting such eye surgery, bringing the number of Myanmar patients treated by free cataract surgery under this programme to over 1,000, Wan Lijun, chairman of All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, told the event.
The free eye surgery programme is one of the fruitful results of bilateral cooperation in previous projects, like China-Myanmar economic corridor, which was recently agreed to cooperate in practically pushing some major projects of construction, Wang Zongying, Chinese Consulate-General in Mandalay, said.
He also vowed to continue further cooperation with the Mandalay regional government, for the development of the local people in the region.
Under the brightness journey programme, a medical team from China's Kunming has conducted free cataract surgery, in cooperation with local medical team, at the Jivitadana Sangha hospital, in Mandalay.-- NNN-MNA
Source: NAM News Network