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Georgian PM Participates in Davos 2016

The prime Minister of Georgia will take part in World Economic Forum held in Davos. Giorgi Kvirikashvili will leave for Switzerland on January 20 to attend its 46th session.

Within the frames of the World Economic Forum the prime Minister will deliver speech during the session dedicated to Eurasia and the Modern Silk Road. He will also participate in “Informal Meeting of World Leaders”, where economic priority issues for upcoming year will be defined.

The PM will also attend working meetings, including “Meeting the European Commission” and “the Fourth Industrial Revolution: Europe’s new agenda”.

Giorgi Kvirikashvili will also attend dinner hosted by the founder of the Economic Forum Klaus Schwab and his wife – Hilde Schwab.

Meetings with the representatives of world’s leading companies, including BP, Tata Sons Ltd, Lazard, as well as with the presidents of the European Investment Bank and EBRD are planned.

Within the frames of the visit, Giorgi Kvirikashvili will conduct face-to-face meetings with the leaders of states including the presidents of Switzerland and Azerbaijan, Prime Ministers of Kazakhstan and the Netherlands. Meeting with the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the United States Department of State Victoria Nuland and Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg is also planned. The Prime Minister will also meet former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair.

Georgian delegation, which includes the Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze, head of the National Investment Agency Giorgi Pertaia, Executive Director of “Georgian Railways” Mamuka Bakhtadze and Executive Director of the Georgian Co-Investment Fund Giorgi Bachiashvili, will leave Switzerland on January 22.