Microsoft will explore investment opportunities in Pakistan, Bill Gates

Modesto Morganelli
Gennaio 9, 2019

Both the visiting dignitaries appreciated efforts of government of Pakistan in eradicating polio from the country, saying that they want to see Pakistan polio-free in the future.

Microsoft co-founder and one of the world's biggest philanthropist of our time, Bill Gates, has shown interest in exploring investment in the IT sector of Pakistan, ARY has reported.

New investment opportunities in Pakistan will be explored as Bill Gates wrote letter to PM Imran Khan.

Dr Ghebreyesus was accompanied on his second official visit to Pakistan by WHO Regional Director for the Eastern Mediterranean Dr Ahmed Al-Mandhari.

On the occasion, President of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's Global Development Division, Dr Christopher Elias, delivered a letter from Bill Gates to the prime minister.

The WHO chief visited Islamabad on Tuesday and met with Prime Minister Imran Khan. "Polio vaccination activities are well-organised in close collaboration with the provinces and these are directly overseen by the national, provincial and divisional task forces", he said.

"The government is determined to implementing a transformative social and economic agenda for a "New Pakistan", he added. He expressed his government's commitment for eradication of polio from the country. He also informed the prime minister about WHO's ongoing programmes in Pakistan.

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreye calls on Prime Minister Imran Khan at his office.

He said the WHO had increased its focus on public health, country-level impact and improving people's access to health-related knowledge and information.

The prime minister also thanked Bill Gates Foundation for assistance in the eradication of polio. He further reiterated that World Health Organization will continue their support to the Pakistani government efforts.

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