President Kh.Battulga attending World Economic Forum 2020Politics
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. The 2020 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) opened yesterday, January 21, with the theme of ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World’ in Davos, Switzerland. More than 3000 global leaders from 117 countries, including heads of states, are convening to have discussions in six key areas of ecology, economy, technology, society, geopolitics and industry.
Attaching great significance to the World Economic Forum, Mongolia took part in the event at a Presidential level annually between 2009 and 2011 and also 2013 and 2017. In the years of 1997, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2012, Prime Ministers of Mongolia attended the WEF and in 1991, 2018 and 2019, delegates headed by government ministries were sent to the event. This year, President of Mongolia Kh.Battulga is taking part in the Davos Forum.
On the opening day of the WEF, President Kh.Battulga attended panel sessions on combating air pollution and Eurasian new outlook – Partnership for sustainable development, exchanging views on improving regional interconnections with heads of world countries and experts.
On the second day of the forum, January 22, President Kh.Battulga is due to hold bilateral meetings with some heads of states and take part in panel sessions.