Today Bill Gates arrives in Pakistan

Islamabad: American business magnate, philanthropist and Microsoft owner William Henry Gates III has arrived in Pakistan for a day-long official visit on Thursday.  

As per reports, the philanthropist landed at Nur Khan Airbase in federal capital Islamabad via special plane where government officials received him.

During his visit, Bill Gates—world’s fourth richest person—will meet Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Dr. Arif Alvi, and other senior officials.  

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation co-chairman will also visit the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) headquarters —Pakistan’s top platform for COVID response.  

The software developer will be briefed on measures related to the coronavirus outbreak and polio updates in Pakistan. 

Reportedly, Gates will return this evening after meeting top officials.

It is pertinent to mention here that Imran Khan and Bill Gates continue to have occasional telephone conversations. 

In January, both leaders met to discuss a range of issues, including polio eradication in Pakistan and the ongoing global epidemic. 

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