Wednesday, February 1, 2023

PM Imran Khan reaches Davos to attend World Economic Forum

PM Imran Khan reaches Davos to attend World Economic Forum

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Davos to attend the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. According to the decided schedule of visit, the prime minister will leave for Davos, Switzerland at 10am for three days to attend (WEF) starting from Tuesday. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Special Assistant Zulfi Bukhari, Adviser to PM on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood, the foreign secretary are also accompanying the premier. The important economic team members and other governmental officials will also part of the premier’s delegation. Due to the foreign visit, the prime minister did not summon the federal cabinet meeting. PM Khan will return back to country on Jan 23.

What PM to speak at World Economic Forum? Throughout his engagements at Davos, the prime minister 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 Kashmir (IoK) and Pakistan's perspective on key regional and international issues. Who invited PM Imran Khan? He has been invited to attend the Forum by Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF Professor Klaus Schwab. The thematic focus of this session is on, “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.” Two key highlights of the visit include the PM’s keynote address at the WEF Special Session, and his interaction at the Pakistan Strategy Dialogue with CEOs and corporate leaders. PM to hold meeting with US President Donald Trump On the sidelines, the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with several world leaders. These also include premier’s meeting with US President Donald Trump. This would be the third leadership-level interaction between Pakistan and the US since the prime minister’s visit to Washington in July last year. Several meetings are also scheduled with a wide range of corporate, business, technology and finance executives, and representatives of international financial institutions.

Interview with senior international media persons 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.

50th anniversary of World Economic Forum 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 organizations and civil society representatives will deliberate on contemporary economic, geopolitical, social and environmental issues.