Ministry of Foreign Affairs Confirms PM’s Participation in WEF Annual Meeting 2017

Cambodia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFA-IC) confirmed here this afternoon the upcoming participation of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen to the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 in Davos-Kloster, Switzerland.

The Cambodian premier will take part in this international event under the working theme "Shaping Global Systems in the Face of Political and Economic Uncertainty" to be held from Jan. 17-20, 2017 at the invitation of Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF, said the MFA-IC in a press release.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen will participate in various meetings, including the Operationalising the Sustainable Development Goals: Unlocking the Power of Public-Private Cooperation; the New Vision for Agriculture: Building and Strengthening Multistakeholder Partnership; Multilateral/Cambodia-Global Leaders; Informal Gathering of World Economic Leaders: Responsive and Responsible Leadership in a Multipolar World; ASEAN at 50: What's next?; Informal Gathering of World Economic Leaders: Agile Governance for the Fourth Industrial Revolution; the ASEAN Way or the Highway in a Fragmenting World; and Manufacturing Identity: Is ASEAN a Community Yet?, pointed out the same source.

According to the press release, as Cambodia will host the WEF on ASEAN this year, it added, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will seize the opportunity at the WEF to showcase ASEAN and promote Cambodia at a special session titled "Cambodia: The rising star of ASEAN". A short video presentation on Cambodia's preparation for the WEF on ASEAN will also be introduced.

On the sidelines of the meeting, Samdech Techo Hun Sen will hold bilateral talks with Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of WEF, and with leaders of some countries.

Samdech Techo Hun Sen will be accompanied by Senior Minister and Minister of Public Works and Transport H.E. Sun Chanthol, Senior Minister and Minister of Economy H.E. Aun Porn Moniroth, Minister of Commerce H.E. Pan Sorasak, and other members of the Royal Government of Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press