Bilawal, Hina to attend World Economic Forum in Davos
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Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will attend World Economic Forum’s annual meeting beginning in Davos next week, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office in Islamabad, Bilawal will be visiting Switzerland at the invitation of President of the World Economic Forum (WEF).
The Pakistani foreign minister will be accompanied by Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ms Hina Rabbani Khar.
The foreign minister and the minister of state will participate in a number of WEF events on contemporary global and regional issues.
The World Economic Forum annually brings together political and business leaders to identify pathways to overcome economic, social, and environmental challenges. This year’s Forum is being organized under the theme, “Cooperation in a Fragmented World”.
The foreign minister will share Pakistan’s perspective on economic and social impact of the evolving geopolitical realities, and challenges for the region’s security and stability.
Bilawal will highlight the developing world’s perspective on issues of climate change, food and energy security, and social vulnerabilities in times of high inflation, and slowing economic activity.
The foreign minister and the minister of state will also meet participating dignitaries including political leaders, corporate executives, heads of international organizations, and leading media and civil society personalities.
Reporter Mohsinul Mulk