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Chairman of The Nippon Foundation met PM of India

New Delhi: Mr. Yohei Sasakawa, called on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today. Mr. Sasakawa, who is Chairman of The Nippon Foundation, 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 Mr. Sasakawa`s personal commitment to the cause of eradication of leprosy, both in India and across the world.

About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He is serving as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University, the university which controlling 440 colleges of Engineering, Management, Pharmacy & Architecture colleges in Gujarat.

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