New Delhi: Former US secretary of state Bill Gates is to speak at India’s most prestigious academic institution, the Gold Gate University.
The event will be held on the campus of the institution, known as Aarushi Aarasht University, from April 3 to 7.
Gates is known for his philanthropy and for promoting Indian education in the US.
He is also the founder and chairman of Microsoft.
His wife and two sons have been appointed honorary co-presidents of Aarusht University.
The event will also feature speakers from around the world including Nobel laureate Arundhati Roy and former Indian president K.K. Antony.
“Gates has long been a passionate advocate for Indian education and has also given millions to education in India,” Aarisht University said in a statement.
The university said Gates will address students, faculty and staff.