Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to attend the upcoming session of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, the Foreign Office announced on Monday.
US President Donald Trump will likely hog much of the limelight, but also present for the second straight year will be Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg, whose famously hard stare at the US leader at the United Nations General Assembly symbolised anger over inaction on global warming. "As most of us know stakeholders for cohesive and sustainable world is the theme for this year's meeting but in order to truly achieve now more than ever before, we need to prioritise the needs of every individual, including those who have been affected by mental illness".
The prime minister would also highlight occupied Kashmir's current situation and the country's perspective on key regional and worldwide issues.
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PM Imran Khan will speak to senior worldwide media persons and editors during a session with the Forum's global Media Council.
According to the press release, Prime Minister Imran will share Pakistan's vision and achievements in the areas of economy, peace & stability, trade, business and investment opportunities during his visit to Davos.
On the first day of the forum, Prime Minister Borisov will participate in a session on Dialogue on Western Balkans Diplomacy.
Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has left for the Swiss Confederation where, at the invitation of the Founder and President of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab, he will be a keynote speaker at the 50th annual meeting in Davos. The visits of former Pakistani Prime Ministers to Davos, including Nawaz Sharif, cost $762,000, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi $561,000 and Yousuf Raza Gilani $459,000.