Georgian PM to attend World Economic Forum in Davos

  • Davos World Economic Forum will be held on January 22-25, 2014 ; Photo by Telegraph, 19 Jan 2015 - 15:50, Tbilisi,Georgia

Georgia’s Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and a small Georgian delegation are set to travel to Davos, Switzerland today to discuss with world leaders how to improve the state of the world through public-private cooperation.

Davos, a Swiss ski resort, is home to the annual World Economic Forum meeting. This year the four-day event will begin on January 21.

During the Forum the Georgian PM will attend a private reception of the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab. Garibashvili was also scheduled to give a speech at the session on Travel and Trade in a High-Risk Era.

The official schedule noted Garibashvili would participate in an informal meeting of world leaders to define economic priorities for the 2015 year.

Furthermore, the Georgian PM was also scheduled to hold face-to-face meetings with different world leaders and heads of some of the world’s leading companies.

He will also give interviews and make press statements for international media.

Garibashvili will be accompanied to Davos by Georgia’s Vice Prime Minister, Economy Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili, head of the Co-Investment Foundation Giorgi Bachiashvili, head of the National Investment Agency Giorgi Pertaia and director general of Georgian Railways Mamuka Bakhtadze.