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Prime Minister in Switzerland to represent Pakistan at World Economic Forum

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Islamabad, January 23, 2018 (PPI-OT):Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is in Zurich to participate in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum being held in Davos. The prime minister will participate in a number of important events and hold bilateral meetings with key 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”. The prime minister will give interviews to major international media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, Nikkei/FT Group, the Washington Post, CNN, and the Reuters.

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. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will highlight Pakistan’s upward economic trajectory and its huge potential. The theme of the event is “Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World”.

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 The next wave of change.

For more information, contact:
Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage
Government of Pakistan
4th Floor, Cabinet Block, Pak. Secretariat, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-9103557
Email: info@moib.gov.pk
Website: http://www.moib.gov.pk

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