Piyush Goyal to lead Indian Delegation to World Economic Forum 2020

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Union Minister Piyush Goyal, will lead the Indian delegation to the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos from January 20 to 24.

Piyush Goyal will hold bilateral meetings with Ministers of Australia, South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Korea and Singapore. He will also meet Director General of World Trade Organization and Secretary General of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the statement said.

Apart from this, the minister will hold bilateral meetings with CEOs of companies, attend WEF sessions and round tables on Accelerating Investments in Indian Railways and attracting Global Institutional Investments in India, it said.

Commerce and Industry Minister will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos during this period, it added.

The WEF annual meeting in Davos engages the world’s top leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of the year. The theme of the 2020 meeting is stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.