No meeting has been planned between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on the sidelines of World Economic Forum in Davos.
Vijay Gokhale, MEA Secretary (economic relations), said, ‘ Prime Minister’s upcoming visit to Davos is very short. It will be only for 24 hours and will be very focused. This is a sign that we engage with the globe.’
‘No meeting has been planned between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Pakistan in Davos,’ he said.
This year, the World Economic Forum will be held from January 23 until 26 and will welcome some of the world’s most powerful people.
The event was first held in 1971 and was originally named the European Management Forum before being renamed in 1987. CEOs of multimational corporations mingle with world leaders and A-list celebrities to discuss a range of topics such as the global economy, commodity prices and environmental issues.