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Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation to World Economic Forum

Piyush Goyal to lead Indian delegation to World Economic Forum
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New Delhi, Jan 19 (UNI) Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Railways, Piyush Goyal, will lead the Indian delegation to the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos from Monday, January 20 to January 24th.

According to an official announcement here, Mr Goyal will participate in the WEF along with Union Minister of State for Shipping and Chemical and Fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya and Chief Ministers of the States of Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh - B S Yeddyurappa and Kamal Nath.

Among others, Finance Minister of Punjab and the IT Minister of Telangana and other senior officials of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Invest India are also part of the delegation.

Mr Goyal will hold bilateral meetings with Ministers of Australia, South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Switzerland, Korea and Singapore.

He will also meet Director General of World Trade Organization and Secretary General of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Apart from this, Commerce Minister will also hold bilateral meetings with CEOs of companies, attend WEF sessions and round tables on Accelerating Investments in Indian Railways and attracting Global Institutional Investments in India.

Commerce and Industry Minister will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos during this period, the announcement says.

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