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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets with Bill Gates in UAE

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed meets with Bill Gates in UAE

Talks for cooperation to tackle diseases were held

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi met with Bill Gates in the UAE on Tuesday, November 19,  official news agency WAM reported.

Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, is on a visit to the UAE to attend the Reaching the Last Mile forum in Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Mohamed discussed joint cooperation to tackle epidemic and communicable diseases, especially polio, worldwide, while hailing the role of the Gates Foundation in combating diseases, the statement said.

In 2017, the UAE, in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation, launched a 10-year, Reaching The Last Mile Fund (RLMF), aimed at raising $100m to combat neglected tropical diseases that affect more than 1.5 billion of the world’s most impoverished people.

Gates also condoled the death of Sheikh Mohamed’s brother – Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed, who passed away earlier this week.

Read: UAE President’s brother Sheikh Sultan passes away

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