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PM Modi interacts with 9-year-old boy, beneficiary of 'Jaipur Foot' in Philippines


Manila, November 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spent time with 9-year-old Carlo Migel Silvano from Bulacan province at Mahaveer Philippine Foundation in Manila.

PM Modi interacts with 9-year-old boy Carlo Migel Silvano from Bulacan province at Mahaveer Philippine Foundation in Manila. Courtesy: ANI news

Carlo Migel Silvano is one of the thousands in the Philippines fitted with the Indian-made 'Jaipur Foot' at this Foundation.

PM Modi visited the Mahaveer Philippine Foundation a -philanthropist organisation in the Philippines- that provides free Indian-made prosthesis 'Jaipur Foot' to needy amputees.

The Mahaveer Philippine Foundation was set up by highly regarded Indian–origin Mayor of Manila Dr Ramon Bagatsing in 1985.

Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted: "Sharing expertise to intensify humanitarian cooperation.

PM Modi is on a three-day visit to attend the ASEAN-India and East Asia summits.


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