Bill Gates hailed PM Modi for his leadership of G20 and his ‘groundbreaking’ consensus on DPI
Sep 12, 2023
Washington (US), September 12 (ANI): Microsoft founder Bill Gates on September 11 hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership and praised the G20 grouping for reaching the "groundbreaking" consensus on the role of digital public infrastructure as a critical accelerator of the Sustainable Development Goals. In a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, Bill Gates wrote, "The G20 reached a groundbreaking consensus on the role of digital public infrastructure as a critical accelerator of the Sustainable Development Goals. " Bill Gates also lauded PM Modi for promoting international cooperation for AI and wrote that he is very optimistic about the Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI). DPI refers to building blocks or platforms such as digital identity, payment infrastructure, and data exchange solutions that assist governments in providing important services to their residents, empowering citizens, and improving lives through digital inclusion. Earlier on September 09, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said consensus has been built on the New Delhi G20 Leaders' Summit Declaration and announced its adoption.