Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, is contributing towards making the planet a better place.
The prime minister made the remarks in a tweet after Bill Gates called on him this evening.
"Wonderful meeting with @BillGates. Always a delight to interact with him on various subjects. Through his innovative zeal and grassroots level work, he is passionately contributing towards making our planet a better place," the prime minister said.
Earlier in the day, Bill Gates participated in an event where NITI Aayog launched the ''Health System for a New India: Building Blocks - Potential Pathways to Reform'' report.
PM Modi was recently conferred an award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the ambitious Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.