Piyush Goyal to lead India at WEF's Davos meeting

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The Indian delegation will be led by Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos from May 22 to 26.

  • During this meeting, many big issues affecting the whole world like the Ukraine crisis, climate change, and the Corona epidemic will be discussed.

  • The meeting will be addressed by several world leaders including Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, European Union President Ursala von der Leyen and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

  • In this conference, more than 2500 leaders, officials and experts, including heads of 50 countries and states from around the world, will give their views on various issues.

  • From India, a large team led by Union Minister Piyush Goyal is going there, including Union Health Minister Mansukh Lal Mandaviya and Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, besides two Chief Ministers Basavaraj Bommai and Jaganmohan Reddy.

  • Aaditya Thackeray from Maharashtra, KT Rama Rao from Telangana etc. Many big leaders and CEOs will also participate in this meeting.

  • The theme of the conference will be 'History at a turning point'.

  • Key points of discussion during the meeting -

  • This conference will mainly focus on six issues

  • These include promoting global and regional cooperation, restoring stability to a new era of geopolitical conflict and tension, as well as advancing trade, prosperity and partnership, achieving economic recovery and shaping a new era of development. 

  • In the conference, it will also be discussed how to strengthen health services in view of future diseases, moving from the health emergency to the corona epidemic.

  • During this time the focus will be on suggesting ways to accelerate the global economy, promoting the Fourth Industrial Revolution and finding ways to face the biggest challenge to humanity like climate change.

  • About World Economic Forum (WEF) -

  • The World Economic Forum is a non-profit organisation based in Switzerland.

  • It aims to set a global, regional and industrial direction by bringing together leaders in the world's business, political, educational and other fields.

  • Establishment- 1971

  • Headquarters- Cologny, Switzerland

  • CEO- Klaus M. Schwab

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