Bill Gates + Narendra Modi Get Cozy

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Why you should care

Because when a visionary like Bill Gates has something to say about the new leader of the world’s largest democracy, it’s probably worth listening to.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is not the most popular guy in the world — not long ago he was banned from even entering the United States because of his association with ethnic violence in his home state of Gujurat. But the winds are changing for Mr. Modi, who just last week visited Washington, D.C., and President Obama amid a flutter of positivity.

Check out the other parts of OZY’s interview with Bill Gates:

Turns out even before Modi headed to Washington, he sat down with Bill and Melinda Gates to talk practicalities of moving Indian science, research and health initiatives ahead. Gates praised Modi — at least on that front — in the conclusion to OZY’s multipart series with him.



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