- The World Economic Forum announced that around 3,000 world leaders will meet at its 50thannual meeting to discuss on actions that are required to make “cohesive and sustainable world”.
- The meet is to be attended by the global leaders from all over the world. It includes US President Trump, Russian President Putin and other leaders of top polluters. However, China, one of the top 5 polluters of the world is to skip the event. The leaders of countries who are to attend the meeting include Iraq, Norway, Afghanistan, Switzerland.
India at the event
- From India union ministers Piyush Goyal and Mansukh Mandaivya are to attend the meeting along with 100 CEOs. Along with the ministers, the chief ministers of three states will also attend the meeting. The theme of the event is
- Theme: Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World