PM Ranil Wickremesinghe left the country to attend the 46th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, January 19.
According to a statement, this is the first time that a Sri Lankan political leader has been invited to attend the Davos meeting. The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016 will be held from January 20 – 23.
The Prime Minister’s Office notes that the forum will help attract international investors to Sri Lanka. The office added that new trends of the world economy will be discussed in detail at the forum, which will witness the participation of over 40 heads of state and 2500 economists.