Davos: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the plenary session of the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland this afternoon. The Chairman of WEF, Klaus Schwab will host the session and Prime Minister Modi will showcase ‘New India’ to the global chief executives.
Several roundtable conferences, organised by Invest India will also be held at the session to promote clean energy solutions, digital payments, development of railway industry in India. Prime Minister Modi had reached Davos last evening and hosted dinner for global industry honchos from 18 countries and presented exciting opportunities for global businesses in India.
The Prime Minister also held bilateral talks with the President of Swiss Confederation Alain Berset. The first Indian minister to attend the WEF in more than two decades, Prime Minister Modi is being accompanied by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, among others.