During his first visit to Pakistan, Bill Gates met with Prime Minister Imran Khan

During His First Visit To Pakistan, Bill Gates Met With Prime Minister Imran Khan

During his first visit to Pakistan, Bill Gates met with Prime Minister Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Microsoft co-founder William Henry Gates, known as Bill Gates, met with Prime Minister Imran Khan during his first visit to Pakistan.

Earlier, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant for Health (SAPM), Dr. Faisal Sultan Gates, confirmed that he had arrived in Pakistan for a one-day visit.

Sultan Gates was welcomed in Pakistan and said the philanthropist would meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan, President Arif Alvi and provincial health department officials.

“I am pleased to welcome Mr. Bill Gates on his first visit to Pakistan,” Faisal Sultan wrote.

Dr. Faisal Sultan confirmed the arrival of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in Islamabad.
He said the billionaire would join the investigation into polio in Pakistan.
He said Gates will visit NCOC and Ehsaas headquarters during his one-day visit.

The technology billionaire, co-chair of the and Melinda Bill Gates Foundation, which has made a significant contribution to the fight against polio worldwide, said he would take part in a review of Pakistan’s efforts to eradicate the virus from the country.

SAPM said Gates will visit the National Command and Operations Center and the Ehsaas Program headquarters as part of a one-day visit.

Bill Gates Visited The NCOC Headquarters

The NCOC, meanwhile, said in a statement that Bill Gates and his delegation visited the forum’s headquarters in Islamabad and attended the morning session. In this regard, the philanthropist met with NCOC President and Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar and SAPM Dr. Faisal Sultan.

During the NCOC session, Bill Gates and his delegation were briefed on the role and methodology of the NCOC, its achievements since the beginning of the pandemic, the latest COVID-19 situation in Pakistan, and various restrictions imposed by forums to control the spread. to prevent disease and ensure public safety. and be good.

A comprehensive overview of Pakistan’s efforts against COVID-19 and a briefing on genomic sequencing (dissemination of various variants in the country) were presented to high-level visitors.

“Mr. Bill Gates has shown great interest in various NCOC initiatives, especially the smart lockout, micro-smart lockout strategy, and the implementation of Pakistan’s vaccine management regime that enable the forum to form and implement a comprehensive coronavirus response.” he said.

Omar also acknowledged the philanthropist’s and the organization’s efforts to support the COVID-19 initiatives in Pakistan, and praised the former philanthropist’s success in fighting the pandemic despite resource constraints.

Bill Gates also praised Pakistan for its excellent initiatives and measures for public health security.

Sources, meanwhile, said Bill Gates would also visit the COVID-19 treatment facility in Chuck Prince before leaving Pakistan the same evening.

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