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Jaipur Foot transforming numerous lives across world: Naidu

Press Trust of India  |  Hanoi 

The 'Jaipur Foot' is one of the great scientific innovations from that has transformed numerous lives across the world, Venkaiah said Saturday.

Naidu, who is in on a four-day official visit, was speaking at the inauguration ceremony of at the here.

The camp is being held under the For Humanity' programme to mark the 150th birth

said the Jaipur Foot has transformed the lives of thousands and helped them lead a life of dignity and become productive members of the community.

"It is an initiative that provides to the differently abled persons a sense of freedom and mobility, a sense of dignity and an ability to live life fully," he said.

He said the partnership between and (BMVSS), the world's largest non -profit organisation for fitment of artificial limbs, is a partnership of "love and service".

"It is a partnership for compassion. It is a partnership to honour the life of one of the greatest human beings of our generation, Mahatma Gandhi," he said.

He expressed hope that many more such collaborative initiatives will be taken up by both the countries in the years to come.

Earlier, paid floral tributes and homage at the bust of in the premises of the in Hanoi.

He also paid tributes to Vietnamese revolutionary leader at the Mausoleum.

Naidu on Friday held wide-ranging talks with his Vietnamese counterpart to enhance bilateral and multilateral cooperation.

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 11:51 IST