The trust was founded in 1984 with Rs. 500,000 apiece by two successful businessmen: the Late Graham Layton, an Englishman who become a Pakistani citizen and by the Late Zaka Rahmatulla. Upon his death, Graham Layton left his estate for the benefit of LRBT.
LRBT is committed to creating a better Pakistan by preventing the suffering caused by blindness and other eye elements. To this end, it will provide comprehensive state-of-the-art, free eye care in keeping with its tradition of excellence, efficiency and compassion for all.