Islamabad -Microsoft co-founder William Henry Doors, superior known as Bill Gates, met Prime Serve Imran Khan on his to begin with ever visit to Pakistan, a explanation from the Prime Minister’s Office said Thursday.
Earlier, Extraordinary Right hand to Prime Serve (SAPM) on Wellbeing Dr Faisal Sultan affirmed Gates’ entry to Pakistan for a one-day trip.
Taking to Twitter, Dr Sultan invited Doors to Pakistan and said that the donor will meet Prime Serve Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi and common wellbeing office authorities on the occasion.
He said that the tech billionaire, who is also the co-chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a major contributor in worldwide polio eradication, will attend a review on Pakistan’s efforts to wipe the virus out of the country.
The SAPM told that Gates would visit the National Command and Operation Centre and Ehsaas Programme headquarters on the sidelines of the one-day visit.
Meanwhile, the NCOC issued a statement saying that Gates along with his delegation visited the forum’s headquarters in Islamabad and attended its morning session. On the occasion, the philanthropist met NCOC chief and federal minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and SAPM Dr Faisal Sultan.
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During the NCOC session, Gates and his delegation were apprised about the NCOC’s role and methodology, its achievements since the start of the pandemic, the recent COVID-19 situation across Pakistan and various restrictions imposed by the forums to control disease spread and ensure public safety and well being.
A comprehensive review of Pakistan’s efforts against COVID-19 along with a briefing on genome sequencing (prevalence of various variants in the country) was presented to visiting dignitaries.