World Economic Forum in Davos: Top highlights

World Economic Forum (WEF) theme in 2018 is - 'Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World'.

Jan 22, 2018, 22:38 PM IST

US President Donald Trump is due to close the World Economic Forum (WEF) with a speech on Friday


PM Narendra Modi arrived in Switzerland on Monday.


PM Modi will deliver the opening plenary address at the WEF summit on Tuesday. The Indian presence is the largest ever with over 130 participants.


3,000-odd delegates will be at Davos including 70 world leaders. Every European leader of note will be in attendance - including Emmanuel Macron of France, Germany`s Angela Merkel, Britain`s Theresa May and Paolo Gentiloni of Italy. 


World Economic Forum (WEF) was founded in 1971 by German business professor Klaus Schwab as a way for European corporate leaders to learn from their US peers. 

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