Davos summit kicks off next week in Switzerland


Next week, the international “Davos” summit organized by the World Economic Forum will begin in Switzerland.

The forum said in a statement on Tuesday that the summit will be held in its 50th session in Davos during the period January 21-24.

He stated that more than 400 open and closed sessions will be held on the sidelines of the summit, which will be entitled “Parties of a harmonious and sustainable world.”

The forum pointed to the participation of 3 thousand businessmen, politicians, academics and representatives of civil society organizations from 117 countries.

It is expected that Foreign Minister Mouloud Chaouchoglu will participate, the treasury and finance will be Berat Albayrak, and trade will be Rohsar Bekjan, in addition to the head of the Turkish Central Bank, Murat Uissal.

Among the participants in the summit are US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and European Commission President Ursula von der Line.

The summit will also be attended by Austrian Prime Minister Sebastian Kurtz, his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, and other leaders, heads of state and politicians.

Last May, the World Economic Forum made a formal invitation to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of the forum.

The Davos Forum, an international non-governmental and not-for-profit organization, is famous for its annual gathering in January in Davos, Switzerland, and brings together elite businessmen, politicians and academics to discuss economic and political challenges facing the world and ways to solve them.


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