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WEF 2020: PM Imran Khan to depart for Davos, Switzerland


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

21st Jan, 2020. 12:58 am
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Imran khan in World Economic Forum

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan will depart today for Davos, Switzerland for World Economic Forum 2020.

According to the details, the premiere expected to depart to Davos, tomorrow to attend World Economic Forum.

Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF Professor Klaus Schwab invited Prime Minister Imran to attend the forum, to be held from January 21 to 23, according to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

All the arrangements, agenda and schedule of the Prime Minister’s meeting in Davos on the sidelines of the summit have finalized.

PM’s Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Zulfi Bukhari and other officials will be accompanied by him.

Sources said the premiere will meet foreign investors to apprise them of untapped investment opportunities in Pakistan.

They said a meeting of the federal cabinet scheduled to take place next week will likely postpone due to the prime minister’s visit.

Prime Minister Imran Khan will return upon completion of his visit on Jan 23.

PM Imran Khan to meet US President during Davos summit: Foreign Office

On the other side Prime Minister Imran Khan will also meet US President Donald Trump during the summit of the upcoming World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office, this would be the third leadership-level interaction between Pakistan and the US since the prime minister’s visit to Washington in July 2019.

The prime minister will hold bilateral meetings with several other world leaders, while several meetings are also scheduled with a wide range of corporate, business, technology and finance executives, and representatives of international financial institutions.

PM Imran Khan will speak to senior international media persons and editors during a session with the Forum’s International Media Council. He will also give interviews to major international media outlets.

PM Khan would attend the WEF in Davos, Switzerland, from January 21 to 23 at the invitation of Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the WEF.

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