Bill Gates has told ITV News that Britain must stick to its overseas aid budget amid speculation Theresa May could drop the commitment.
The American business magnate and philanthropist writes for ITV News on why aid is so important.
The foreign aid funding will bolster British allies facing the threat of increasing Russian aggression, it is understood.
The International Development Secretary talks to ITV News about the impact on the UK of helping developing countries such as Ethiopia.
The UK was one of only six wealthy nations to hit UN targets on aid spending as other countries divert cash to deal with the migrant crisis.