In Pictures: When Bill Gates visited India with wife Melinda

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New Delhi, Sep 19: During a visit to India, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and his wife Melinda, who represent the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, met several Indian leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

They were in conversation with popular Indian author Chetan Bhagat on the topic "All Loves Have Equal Value".

Replying to a question on what their expectations were from the Narendra Modi government, Melinda Gates said, "We are very enthused with the government that has come to power."

Gates met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi on Thursday.

He also attended the inauguration ceremony of the Indian Newborn Action Plan (INAP) by Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and commended him for his pioneering work in polio eradication.

Gates also called on Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari.

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan with Bill Gates

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, Co-Chair & Trustee BMGF, releasing the India New Born Action Plan and Guidelines on Newer Initiatives for Newborn Health Care in New Delhi on Thursday.

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan lights the lamp with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan lights the lamp with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates, Co-Chair & Trustee BMGF, during the launch of India Newborn Action Plan in New Delhi on Thursday.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Bill Gates

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates at a meeting in New Delhi on Thursday.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates at a meeting in New Delhi on Thursday.

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari shakes hands with Bill Gates

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari shakes hands with Bill Gates at his residence before a meeting in New Delhi on Friday.

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari with Bill Gates and Melinda Gates at his residence before a meeting in New Delhi on Friday.

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu with Microsoft co-founder

Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates in New Delhi on Friday.

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