Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to receive $50m from Qatar Development Fund

Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation
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Bill Gates (R), Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (R) and Khalifa bin Jassim al-Kuwari, the Director General of the Qatar Development Fund, sign documents during a signing ceremony on April 13, 2016 in Doha. Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates (L), Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (R) and Khalifa bin Jassim al-Kuwari, the Director General of the Qatar Development Fund, give a press conference after a signing ceremony on April 13, 2016 in Doha. Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates (R), Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (R) and Khalifa bin Jassim al-Kuwari, the Director General of the Qatar Development Fund, sign documents during a signing ceremony on April 13, 2016 in Doha. Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates (R), Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (R) shakes hands with Khalifa bin Jassim al-Kuwari, the Director General of the Qatar Development Fund, during a signing ceremony on April 13, 2016 in Doha. Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, arrives for a signing ceremony in Doha on April 13, 2016 Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, listens during a press conference in Doha on April 13, 2016 Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, smiles during a press conference in Doha on April 13, 2016 Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and co-chairman of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a press conference in Doha on April 13, 2016 Microsoft mastermind Bill Gates is to receive $50 million from the Qatar Development Fund for his foundation. The money will go towards a $2.5-billion fund developed jointly by the Islamic Development Bank and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. (AFP/Getty Images)