Web Desk: Microsoft Billionaire Bill Gates has said that his technology company, Microsoft Corporation could explore the investment opportunities in Pakistan.
Gates expressed his desire in a letter delivered to Prime Minister Imran Khan by Dr Christopher Elias, President of the Bill and Melindaa Gates Foundation’s Global Development Division, in a meeting on Tuesday.
According to Elias, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation would continue to invest in Pakistan to eradicate polio virus and improvement of healthcare system.
Responding to which Prime Minister said that Pakistan continues to tackle polio eradication as a national public health emergency.
“Polio vaccination activities are well organised in close collaboration with the provinces and are directly overseen by the national, provincial and divisional task forces,” he said.
The DG of WHO @DrTedros, President of BMGF @ChrisJElias & other senior delegates met the PM just a few moments ago. HM @Aamer_KianiPTI was also present. Issues ranging from Polio Eradication to various Health subjects were discussed during the sitting which lasted for 40 minutes. pic.twitter.com/29iNloIUtP
— Babar Atta (@babarbinatta) January 8, 2019
“The government is determined to implement a transformative social and economic agenda for a ‘New Pakistan’”, he added.
He reiterated his commitment to move forward on sustainable development agenda. He expressed his government’s commitment for eradication of polio from the country.
The prime minister expressed his hope that the WHO would continue as a reliable partner in our efforts to improve healthcare system for all in Pakistan.
Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General, also shared that WHO had intensified its activities in coordination with the government of Pakistan for polio eradication.