ISLAMABAD: Bill Gates, a billionaire philanthropist and the founder of Microsoft, in a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed his desire for huge investment in Pakistan.
In the letter, Bill Gates wrote that Microsoft could explore opportunities for investment in the country’s information technology sector.
The president Dr Christopher Elias, president of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, delivered the letter to the Prime Minister.
World Health Organization GD Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was also present on the occasion.
Both the visiting dignitaries appreciated efforts of government of Pakistan in eradicating polio from the country, saying that they want to see Pakistan polio-free in the future.
According to a private television channel report, it has been written in the letter that Gates wanted to make huge investment in Pakistan.
The letter has sought approval from PM for this purpose. Upon which, Imran Khan welcomed the good news and told that there were vast opportunities for investment in different sectors in the country, especially in IT for Microsoft.
The prime minister also thanked Bill Gates Foundation for assistance in eradication of polio.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has expressed commitment to continue efforts for polio eradication and improvement of health sector.
Prime Minister Imran Khan thanked Bill Gates for the support he has extended in social sector. NNI