PM Abbasi to represent Pakistan at World Economic Forum

07:51 PM | 23 Jan, 2018
PM Abbasi to represent Pakistan at World Economic Forum
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi left for Davos to represent Pakistan in the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

According to the Foreign Office, the Prime Minister will participate in a number of important events and hold bilateral meetings with world leaders and Chairpersons and CEOs of fifteen leading multinational organizations from the US, Europe, China and Japan.

He will interact with Heads of States and Governments in a Special Session of the Informal Group of World Economic Leaders.

He will also participate in a WEF session titled "the Belt and Road Impact" being held tomorrow.

The prime minister will interact with major international media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Nikkei and FT Group, the Washington Post, CNN, and the Reuters.

The participation of the prime minister in the Forum Annual Meeting 2018 provides an opportunity to project Pakistan as prime destination of business, investment and trade.

He will highlight Pakistan's upward economic trajectory and its huge potential.

Meanwhile, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has already left for Davos to participate in interactive panel discussion entitled Strategic Outlook:South Asia and session, Asia Game Changers.

She will also hold discussion at Information and Entertainment System Initiative Stewards Meeting besides attending women leaders dinner.