Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, has said he met with the Indian ministerial delegation and many of its top business leaders.
As per the forum’s statement, Klaus Schwab said, “I had the pleasure of meeting the Indian ministerial delegation and many of its top business leaders.”
“I commend the country’s decisive action on the climate case for renewables, its contribution to the global healthcare ecosystem, the focus on an economic model for women-led development, and its leadership on digital public infrastructure. India remains a bright spot amid global geoeconomics and geopolitical crises,” he added.
The forum said in a statement that the World Economic Forum shares a 38-year history with India and looks forward to continuing its partnership with the country during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s G20 presidency.
According to the statement, India promotes just and equitable growth for all in the world during its G20 presidency. Klaus Schwab said, “India’s G20 presidency comes at a crucial time, Prime Minister Modi’s leadership is critical in this fractured world”.
The 2023 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting comes as multiple crises deepen divisions and fragment the geopolitical landscape. The WEF is an independent international organization committed to improving the world by engaging business, political, academic and other community leaders to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
In Davos, world leaders continue to progress on solutions for the most pressing crises affecting the world. Governments and businesses must address people’s immediate, critical needs while laying the groundwork for a more sustainable, resilient world by the decade’s end.
The programme simultaneously addresses immediate crises and future long-term challenges and helps set the scene for India’s G20 presidency.
(With inputs from ANI)