PM Imran leaves for Davos to attend World Economic Forum's annual meeting

PM Imran leaves for Davos to attend World Economic Forum's annual meeting

Islamabad (Web Desk): Prime Minister Imran Khan left for a three-day official visit to Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday (today) to attend the 2020 edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Adviser tom Prime Minister on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, Special Assistant on Overseas Pakistanis Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari and Special Assistant National Security Division Mooed Yusuf are accompanying the prime minister.

Adviser on Finance Abdul Hafeez Sheikh and Ambassador at large for Investments Ali Jehangir Siddiqui will also join the prime minister at Davos.

The prime minister has been invited to attend the forum by founder and Executive Chairman of Professor Klaus Schwab, the Radio Pakistan reported.

The thematic focus of this session is on, "Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World."

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the World Economic Forum.

In keeping with the significance of this milestone, political leaders, business executives, heads of international organisations and civil society representatives will deliberate on contemporary economic, geopolitical, social and environmental issues.

Main highlights of PM Imran's include his keynote address at the WEF Special Session and his interaction at the Pakistan Strategy Dialogue with CEOs and corporate leaders.

The prime minister will also hold meetings with several world leaders on the sidelines of the Forum. These also include PM Khan's meeting with US President Donald Trump.

This would be the third leadership-level interaction between Pakistan and the US since PM Khan's visit to Washington in July 2019.

Several meetings are also scheduled with a wide range of corporate, business, technology and finance executives, and representatives of international financial institutions.

Imran Khan will also 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.

Throughout his engagements at Davos, Prime Minister Imran Khan will share Pakistan's vision and achievements in the areas of economy, peace and stability, trade, business and investment opportunities.

He will also highlight the current situation in the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan's perspective on key regional and international issues.