WEF to hold Davos Agenda summit online; Modi's address on Jan 17

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WEF to hold Davos Agenda summit online; Modi's address on Jan 17

Saturday, 15 January 2022 | Agencies | New Delhi/Geneva

WEF to hold Davos Agenda summit online; Modi's address on Jan 17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the online Davos Agenda summit of the World Economic Forum on the first day of the five-day event beginning January 17, joining a host of other global leaders who will share their visions for 2022 on the state of the world.

While the WEF had to defer its physical annual meeting in the Swiss ski resort town Davos due to the coronavirus pandemic, it will host the ‘Davos Agenda’ summit digitally for the second consecutive year in the previously scheduled week for the event. It hopes to convene the 2022 annual meeting later this year.

Announcing the schedule, the WEF said ‘Davos Agenda 2022’ will be the first global platform for key world leaders to share their visions for 2022 and it is being convened on the theme of ‘The State of the World’.

Heads of State and Government will join CEOs and other leaders for a virtual week-long dialogue on critical collective challenges and how to address them, while this dialogue will be a springboard to the Annual Meeting in Davos, scheduled for early summer.

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