Google

ASEANAFFAIRS
Sign up | Log in

    ASEAN PROFILES

  ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS

Home  >>   Daily News  >>   Malaysia  >>Events  >> Najib arrives in Zurich to attend 45th World Economic Forum
NEW UPDATES Asean Affairs    23 January 2015  



Najib arrives in Zurich to attend 45th World Economic Forum

 ZURICH (Switzerland), Jan 22 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, arrived here late Wednesday to attend the 45th World Economic Forum (WEF) which begins today until Jan 24.
 
Najib, who arrived at 10.10 pm (local time) was received at the Zurich ExecuJet Terminal of the Zurich International Airport by Malaysian Ambassador to Switzerland Datuk Mohd Zulkephli Mohd Noor and his wife Datin Anna Amalina Imam Baweh.
 
Making his second appearance at the WEF as Prime Minister, Najib is leading the Malaysian delegation to this year's forum, themed "The New Global Context".
 
Najib, is expected to deliver a strong message, as well as, lay the right foundation towards the realisation of the Asean Economic Community in line with Malaysia's chairmanship of the regional grouping this year.
 
Encompassing 10 diverse countries, Asean today is home to more than 600 million people with a combined Gross Domestic Product of US$2.4 trillion, making it the seventh largest grouping in the world.
 
Besides Najib, other head of states or government that have confirmed their participation include King Abdullah II of Jordan and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
 
The annual forum will be held in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubunden, the eastern Alps region of Switzerland, located about two hours drive from Zurich.
 
It will see the congregation of more than 40 world leaders, as well as, more than 2,500 participants comprising chief executive officers, academic scholars, regional experts, policy makers and business leaders from 140 countries.
 
Najib is also scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with his Kazakhstan counterpart Karim Massimov, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
 
He will also hold talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
 
The WEF, which is a Swiss non-profit foundation based in Cologny, Geneva, is an independent international organisation committed in bringing business, political, academic and other leaders to improve the state of the world.



Reach Southeast Asia!
10- Nations, 560- Million Consumers
And $1 -Trillion Market
We are the Voice of Southeast Asia Media Kit
The only Media Dedicated to Southeast Asia Advertising Rates for Magazine
Online Ad Rates
Contact: marketing@aseanaffairs.com

Comment on this Article. Send them to  your.views@aseanaffairs.com

Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
 
or
submit your comment in the box below



 
Today's  Stories                           January 23, 2015 Subsribe Now !
• Q1 rice exports to reach 900,000 tonnes 2015 Subcribe: Asean Affairs Global Magazine
• Najib arrives in Zurich to attend 45th World Economic Forum
• Myanmar's military says will not unilaterally stage a coup
Research Reports
on Thailand 2007-2008

• Textiles and Garments Industry
• Coffee industry
• Leather and footwear industry
• Shrimp industry

• Local company eyes deployment of human transporters
• EU's Portugal opens doors to Pinoy investors
Asean Analysis                    January 23, 2015

• Asean Analysis January 23, 2015
Najib’s Political Battles Pose a Challenge to his Foreign Policy Agenda
Advertise Your Brand

Asean Stock Watch    January  22,  2015
• Asean Stock Watch-January 22 , 2015
The Biweekly Update
• The Biweekly Update  January 23, 2015

ASEAN NEWS UPDATES      Updated: 04 January 2011

 • Women Shariah scholars see gender gap closing
• Bank Indonesia may hold key rate as inflation hits 7 percent
• Bursa Malaysia to revamp business rules
• Private property prices hit new high in Singapore • Bangkok moves on mass transport
• Thai retailers are upbeat
• Rice exports likely to decline • Vietnamese PM projects 10-year socioeconomic plan

ASEAN  ANALYSIS

This year in Thailand-what next?


AseanAffairs   04 January 2011
By David Swartzentruber      

It is commonplace in journalism to write two types of articles at the transition point between the year that has passed and the New Year. As this writer qualifies as an “old hand” in observing Thailand with a track record dating back 14 years, it is time take a shot at what may unfold in Thailand in 2011.

The first issue that can’t be answered is the health of Thailand’s beloved King Bhumibol, who is now 83 years old. He is the world's longest reigning monarch, but elaborate birthday celebrations in December failed to mask concern over his health. More

 


Name

Name


Email

Email



1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

Our Products | Work with us | Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Refund Policy | Shipping/Delivery Policy | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2007-2015 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand
asean@aseanaffairs.com