Microsoft chairman Bill Gates meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation co-founder and Co-Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Gates, who is on an India visit met PM Modi ahead of government’s think tank Niti Aayog’s initiative to strengthen states. During the meeting, they had discussions on various topics. Gates was scheduled to address India’s top policy makers as part of Niti Aayog’s lecture series on ‘Transforming India’.

Later in the day, Gates also met Niti Aayog vice chairman Dr Arvind Pangariya and CEO Amitabh Kant before addressing Niti Lectures: Transforming India – the first part of this event was inaugurated by PM Modi in August.

Behind inviting Gates as a guest speaker at the event, government’s premier think tank’s motive was to bring the increasing use of technology in government’s policies to build a strong Indian economy and bolster its infrastructure.

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