The Microsoft founder is currently down under after attending a meeting with Anthony Albanese, the prime minister of Australia.
The two met at the PM’s residence at Kirribilli House to discuss climate change, energy and health issues.
Gates is visiting the country with the Gates Foundation and representatives from his Breakthrough Energy company, which drives innovation in sustainable energy and in technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
He thanked and commended the prime minister for his ‘great partnership’ on international health issues, including the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Gates also made headlines on his trip after warning that Australia had to be ready for the next pandemic, which he said could be man-made and far more brutal than Covid-19.
Speaking to the Lowry Institute in Sydney earlier this week, Gates said political leaders needed to set aside their differences and work together to prepare for the next virus.
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