Co- Chairman of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Davos.
The Prime Minister appreciated the support provided by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Pakistan, particularly for the Polio Eradication Program.
The Prime Minister discussed avenues of partnership in Health, Education and other Social Sectors with Mr. Gates.
Small and Medium Enterprizes and empowerment of farmers through financial and digital inclusion was also discussed during the meeting.
The Prime Minister said govt. Is focused on social sector reforms and the recent major initiatives of the government in health and education sectors will certainly benefit people in General and the poor and Vulnerable in Particular.
Bill Gates appreciated the tremendous progress achieved in Eradication of Polio during the last four years and the expectation that all the Stakeholders will make the Final Push to achieve the cherished goal of complete eradication of Polio from the remaining parts of the Country.
Bill Gates thanked the Prime Minister for continuous commitment of the Government of Pakistan in achieving the objective of Eradicating Polio from Pakistan.
Federal Minister for National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar, Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb, Special Assistant to PM Ali Jehangir Siddiqui and Senior Government Officials were also present.