Wang Xiaotao, chairman of the China International Development Cooperation Agency (CIDCA), met with Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation, and exchanged views on strengthening cooperation in international development on Nov 7.
Gates introduced the foundation’s situation and said that the establishment of the CIDCA by the Chinese government was an important contribution to promoting sustainable development in developing countries. The Gates Foundation is willing to strengthen exchanges with the CIDCA in health and agriculture.
Wang outlined the background of the establishment of the CIDCA and expressed his willingness to strengthen cooperation with the Gates Foundation to provide experience and technological support to third parties.
After the meeting, the two sides signed a Memorandum of Understanding.