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It's the last day of Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates' visit to India. In an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, the trio spoke about what they made of the India visit, especially their meeting with the wealthiest people of India.
It's the last day of Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates' visit to India. The Gates' and Buffett held a dinner meeting in New Delhi with 70 business people, including Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and discussed a wide range of issues related to philanthropy.
In an interview with CNBC's Becky Quick, the trio spoke about what they made of the India visit, especially their meeting with the wealthiest people of India.
Below is a verbatim transcript. Also watch the accompanying video.
Q: What did you make of last night's event?
But then he and his wife on the personal side, they wanted to give back in education but they were really doing in a rural setting and so to hear how they think about those two because in India right now, there is a lot of corporate social responsibility but what we are trying to stimulate is more individual philanthropic dollars going and so he really had a good model for that. I think that stimulated a lot of discussion in the room and that was particularly interesting to me.
That's probably why a get together like we had is catalytic because people realize there are more people doing smart things than I have realized. They are having some of the same challenges I am having, I can go and collaborate with them. So I think it will change, I think people will want to be more open. But that's the difficulty.
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