Honorable Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi will attend World Economic Forum meet in Davos– World Economic Forum (WEF) organizers have offered an invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to join at World Economic Forum Meet next year at Davos in Switzerland. World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting of global policy makers and top executives will be held at Davos in January next year. If Prime Minister Narendra Modi do so, he will become the first Indian premier in about two decades to do so.
The last Indian prime minister who attended the Davos meet was HD Deve Gowda. He attended the World Economic Forum Meet at Davos in 1997.
If PM Modi accepts the invitation, he will address a comprehensive session on 23 January. He will address the forum on the first day of the four-day long annual summit. It could be for a short time because he has to come back for the Republic Day celebrations on January 26. Business elites from all over the world will gather at the Economic Forum.
Prime Minister Modi had attended the regional summit of the World Economic Forum in China in 2007 but at that time he was Chief Minister of Gujarat.
But Now this time he will be treated as a chief. This year China’s President Xi Jinping was the attraction point of World Economic Forum meet.
In 2008 of Davos meet a controversy took place over an invitation for him which had soured Modi’s relations with the WEF. As WEF organizers think that he worked hard on amends and changed his old policies in the past few years. WEF organizers expressed regret for the earlier incident and expecting PM Modi to join the Forum in January.
It is supposed that World Economic Forum meets at Davos will give Prime Minister Narendra Modi an opportunity to explain India’s economic policies. He will also try to explain the government approach on policies of foreign direct investment (FDI) so that he can make a pitch for greater investment from the global business community.
Details about World Economic Forum (WEF) Meet
World Economic Forum is a non-profiting organization. The World Economic Forum has formed 46 years ago in 1971 with a motto of “committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic, and other leaders of society to shape global, regional, and industry agendas.” World Economic Forum was founded by Klaus Schwab. World Economic Forum has its headquarter in Cologny, Geneva, Switzerland. Swiss authorities recognized it as an international body. Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum is Klaus Schwab.
The Forum is best known for its annual meeting at the end of January in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland.
World Economic Forum meet brings around a 2500 top business leaders, economists, journalists and international political leaders for up to four days to discuss the most pressing issues facing the world.
The organization also organized around six to eight regional meetings each year at different locations across East Asia, Africa, and Latin America. World Economic Forum meetings also organized annually in the United Arab Emirates and China. Beside meetings, the foundation produces a series of research reports and engages its members in sector specific initiatives.