Elon Musk, one of the richest businessmen in the world, met Pope Francis and posted a photo of the meeting.
At the house of Casa Santa Marta, where he usually resides, the Pope received Elon Musk, who last April finalized a purchase agreement for the social network Twitter for an as yet unverified $44 billion.
Musk himself announced the news of the meeting via his Twitter account. “I am honored to find Pontifex yesterday,” he wrote in a letter.
The flyer was accompanied by a photo of the meeting, which was also attended by his four children.
The Vatican press office, as is customary at this type of private meeting, which is part of the Pope’s official agenda, did not comment on the appointment.
Twitter’s board last week expressed unanimous support for the agreement reached at the end of last April to sell the company to Elon Musk, although the billionaire billionaire warned that there were still some “unresolved issues” regarding the sale. The prospect of buying Twitter, including an explanation from the company regarding the number of fake accounts and “bots” interacting on the social network, as well as issues such as debt and shareholder approval of the process.
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