Davos, January 17 (QNA) - HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will preside over a high-level Qatari delegation in the 53rd World Economic Forum annual meeting, which is being held from Jan. 16 to 20, in Davos, Switzerland.
This year's forum is held under the theme 'Cooperation in a Fragmented World' with the participation of a number of ministers of economy and commerce, ministers of finance, economic leaders, executive directors, corporate CEOs, entrepreneurs, social influencers, experts, and academics.
The forum's agenda includes a number of plenary sessions on various topics ranging from geopolitical crises, globalization, development, economic innovation, green technologies, and efforts to promote diversity. It will also witness a large number of private meetings, as well as seminars, lectures, and interviews that focus on finding solutions to problems and challenges facing the world and ways to increase cooperation between the public and private sectors to confront them.
In recent years, the State of Qatar has made these global issues a priority, investing in new technologies and participating in international forums such as the World Economic Forum, which is a strategic partner of the Doha Forum to promote new ideas and ways of cooperation.
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs will participate in a discussion session on geopolitical changes in the world, where His Excellency will emphasize the role of the State of Qatar as a reliable international partner in the fields of development, international peace, and security.
The delegation will also review the State of Qatar's efforts to diversify its economy, enhance the attractiveness of its business environment, and underline its global role in energy security and its FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 legacy. The delegation will also discuss the most prominent regional and international challenges and ways to enhance multilateral cooperation to address them.
This year's forum is the first to be held as usual in mid-January since the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic.