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PM Marković to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

PM Marković to attend World Economic Forum in Davos
Published date 24.01.2018 21:03 | Author PR Service

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Prime Minister Duško Markovic will travel to Davos on Thursday, where he will participate in the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF), which this year brings together a record number of heads of state or government, representatives of international organizations, the business world, civil society, media and artists.

The annual session, themed Creating a shared future in a fractured world, will be opened by President of India Narendra Modi, and closed by President of the United States of America Donald Trump.

At the invitation of the Founder and Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab, PM Marković, alongside leaders of the Western Balkans, will participate in the closed conference on accelerating the long-term development of our region. It is announced that this conference will be chaired by the member of the Steering Board of the WEF, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway Børge Brende, and that Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn, Prime Minister of Bulgaria Boyko Borisov and UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman will participate in its work.

This is the first participation of the Montenegrin Prime Minister at this global gathering.

Minister of European Affairs Aleksandar Andrija Pejović will also participate in this year's WEF. He will participate in the work of the group "New Leaders for Europe", on the theme of the concept of common values and principles that connect EU members and candidate countries and contribute to creating a stronger sense of community; and in the "New Opportunities for Europe" meetings – on the vision and strong reform agenda of Europe; and "Idenity, Integration and Migration" on demographic change.