PM leaves for Switzerland to attend WEF meeting

16 Jan, 2017 9:49 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has left for Switzerland today to participate in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Annual Meeting at Davos.

WEF Executive Chairman Professor Klaus Schwab has extended the invitation to Prime Minister to attend the four-day meeting beginning from Tuesday.

The Prime Minister will also hold a number of bilateral meetings with heads of states and governments, as well as with business leaders on the sidelines of the meeting.

Among others, he will meet the new Secretary General United Nations Antonio Guterres and Swiss President Ms. Doris Leuthard, at Davos.

The Prime Minister will address a large group of about 60 top business leaders on “Investing in Pakistan: The New Reality”.

In addition, he will have round table meeting in which the Prime Minister will share with a select group of business leaders, the dramatic economic changes taking place in Pakistan and the immense investment and trade opportunities that are opening up in the country.


Over 3200 heads of states and government, public figures, top business leaders, academics and media leaders will participate in the meeting.

The theme for the 2017 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is “Responsive and Responsible Leadership”.

Nawaz Sharif’s participation in the event would help project Pakistan as a prime destination for business, investment, and trade.




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