Trump will be the first USA leader since President Bill Clinton to attend the meeting in the Swiss Alps, which typically attracts some of world's wealthiest financiers. "Our Prime Minister will host a dinner for 60 global chief executive officers, along with Indian CEOs, on January 22. with big names such as Airbus and Toyota", Abhishek said.
Abhishek said DIPP will also host a welcome reception for the WEF members, where 1,500 people are expected.
The theme of the meeting, spread over 400 sessions, would be "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World".
Secretary (Economic Relations) in the Ministry, Vijay Gokhale was responding to a query on whether Mr Modi would be meeting his Pakistani counterpart as Mr Abbasi would also be at the WEF on the same day.
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U.S. president Donald Trump and King Abdullah of Jordan are among 28 heads of state that will be at the event, held in the Swiss town of Davos since 1971 - the same year that the UAE was created. Trump will be speaking two days after German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron take the stage in Davos.
Ahead of the summit, an annual WEF survey, likely to be discussed in detail during the meeting, showed that the world will see risks related to environment, economy and worldwide relations intensify this year with a majority of stakeholders expecting political or economic confrontations between major powers to worsen.
The Sky News reported that both the leaders are expected to meet for bilateral talks in the sidelines of the summit.
At a pre-WEF breakfast held at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton on 18 January, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, who is leading the delegation to Davos, assured everyone that South Africa had a better story to tell at the global event.
On increasing FDI inflows, Modi said the world has seen that this government has a "different thought" and it is good to attract global attention. He was speaking in an interview to a private news channel.