Gates Foundation signed an agreement with Islamic Development Bank

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation signed an agreement with the Islamic Development Bank for a program to fight contagious diseases including polio and provide food security in several countries, the Saudi Press Agency reported. The five-year program will cover projects mainly in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria, and is understood to be valued at about US$277 million.

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