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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting to be held in Davos on 23-26 January 2018

22 January 2018

Annually the World Economic Forum Annual meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, gathers numerous heads of states and governments, global public figures and experts. During the following three days the top world finance experts against the backdrop of the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution will discuss three approaches to improving the state of the world: Collaborative approach that once again underlines that no single country, organization or individual alone can solve global issues; Integrative approach emphasizing that the world is ever increasingly interdependent, and therefore, isolation is not an option; Constructive approach calling for fruitful dialogues.

Kazakhstani delegation will also be represented in various meetings. The delegation of the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) led by AIFC Governor Kairat Kelimbetov will hold a panel session on January 25 jointly with Thomson Reuters titled «Those who dare win: exploring new frontiers". Leading world investors and businessmen are expected to speak at the event.

The following day, on January 26, AIFC representatives will take part in the Caspian Week 2018 devoted to financial technologies. In addition, AIFC delegation will hold a series of business meetings with current and potential partners and present opportunities that that the new financial center provides.

More details can be found at https://www.weforum.org/events/world-economic-forum-annual-meeting-2018

The World Economic Forum, committed to improving the state of the world, is an international organization for public-private cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It is based in Geneva, Switzerland. (www.weforum.org)

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