Billionaires and heads of state in Davos for the world economic summit

This week, the World Economic Forum summit in Davos is starting. As every year, political leaders, intellectuals and journalists will come to this Swiss town. According to Bloomberg, at least 119 billionaires will also attend the event.

Almost 3,000 will take part in this year’s jubilee 50th World Economic Forum, which will be held in Davos under the slogan “Partners for a sustainable and coherent world”. persons from 117 countries, including 53 heads of state or government. Discussion panels will run from January 21 to 24. A ceremony dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Forum will take place on Monday, January 20. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, will give a speech.

Among others, US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and British heir to the throne Prince Charles announced their presence.

The list of guests also includes events Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Han Zheng, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenski, Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz, Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte, Prime Minister of Spain Pedro Sanchez and Minister of Economy of Russia Maksim Orieszkin. The event will also be attended by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and the head of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde.