Don’t have much to say on a Trump Presidency: Bill Gates

Gates, who is on a visit to India said he does not have much to say about Trump's presidency when asked by The Hindu

Bill Gates, Microsoft Corporation co-founder and Co-Chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, on Thursday refused to comment on Donald Trump’s victory.

Gates, who is on a visit to India. said he does not have much to say about Trump’s presidency when asked by The Hindu.The Republican was elected as the 45th president of United States on November 9. He upset his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in an unexpected victory.

On Wednesday Gates met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Both had discussions on various topics. Gates is likely to make different policymakers as part of Niti Aayog’s lecture series on ‘Transforming India’.

Later, he met with Niti Aayog vice chairman Dr Arvind Pangariya and CEO Amitabh Kant before addressing the lecture series, the first part of it was inaugurated by PM Modi in August.

Gates talked about the use of technology in India as the country is moving towards digital finance after government’s effort to wipe out black money.

The Microsoft legend is visiting India at a time when the government’s demonetisation move on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes brought the public onto the streets in front of ATMs and banks.