Davos (VNA) – AVietnamese delegation led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend theannual World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017 in Davos, Switzerland from January 17-20.
Themed “Responsive andResponsible Leadership”, the event will feature more than 300 sessions onimproving global governance, coping with insecurity and crises, promotinginclusive and sustainable growth amid global economic slowdown, economicrestructuring and social reform.
Participants will also discussWEF’s initiatives in the fields of consumption, digital economy and society, naturalresources and environment, finance-monetary, food security and agriculture,health care, investment and international trade.
Nearly 3,000 delegates areexpected to join the event, including leaders from China, Germany, Japan, theNetherland; representatives from the US President-elect Donald Trump’s powertransition team, United Nations Secretary General and executives from the WorldBank, the International Monetary Fund and prestigious scholars.
Since Vietnam and WEF establishedties in 1989, senior Vietnamese leaders have frequently attended the WEF’s annualmeetings in Davos and East Asia. Both sides are working closely together inagriculture.
Currently, 11 Vietnamesecorporations and groups are WEF’s members, including the military-run telecomsprovider Viettel, FPT Group and VinGroup.-VNA
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