LRBT held a musical fundraiser in honor of World Sight Day 2023 on October 15th 2023 at the Movenpick Hotel. Renowned designer and LRBT Global Goodwill Ambassador HSY attended to share his story and introduce the 54 millionth patient treated by LRBT. Celebrated singer Shafqat Amanat Ali was invited to lead a musical performance to help LRBT raise awareness about the Love Your Eyes campaign.
The evening began with a speech by LRBT’s CEO, Mr. Umar Ghafoor, sharing the milestones LRBT has reached over the course of 37 years. Mr. Ghafoor emphasised the importance of the organization’s donors, who have been instrumental in the growth of LRBT’s network of 19 hospitals and 61 clinics across Pakistan. He also stressed LRBT’s mission to ensure that no, man, woman, or child is without expert eye care simply because they are unable to afford treatment. HSY held an interview with the 54 millionth patient to highlight the importance of free eye care for all, and the importance of LRBT’s goal to eradicate curable blindness in Pakistan.