While Microsoft founder Bill Gates was in India, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar took advantage of the opportunity to meet him. On Tuesday, Sachin met with Gates and discussed his philanthropic work, particularly in the field of children’s healthcare. Sachin took to Twitter to share several photos from his meeting with Gates. In the images, Sachin and his wife Anjali are seen sharing smiles with Gates.
The master blaster thanked Gates for sharing his knowledge.
“We are all students for life. Today was a wonderful learning opportunity to gain perspectives on philanthropy – including children’s healthcare, which our Foundation works on. Sharing ideas is a powerful way to solve the world’s challenges. Thanks for your insights@BillGates,” he wrote.
Sachin and Gates’ pictures garnered several likes and comments.
“Two legends together,” a social media user commented.
“Woaah… legends in one frame,” another one wrote.
The meeting was organised by the Gates and Melinda Gates Foundation, which works on a wide range of social and economic issues around the world, such as improving healthcare and reducing poverty.
In addition to Sachin, Gates met with Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das and discussed a variety of topics.
“Mr. @BillGates visited RBI Mumbai today and held wide ranging discussions with Governor @DasShaktikanta,” RBI tweeted.
This is Gates’ first trip to India since the COVID-19 outbreak. On February 23, he expressed his delight at visiting India.
“India gives me hope for the future. I’m excited to visit next week and see the work being done by innovators and entrepreneurs to tackle big challenges like climate change, health, and hunger,” he had tweeted.