World Economic Forum annual meeting begins in Davos

The World Economic Forum annual meetingĀ  began today in Davos reportedly with a special message from Pope Francis being read out there at the opening ceremony, WEF founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab declared the the summit open, welcoming members from politics, business, academia, media as well asĀ  with all others including the first timers with a round of applause, said media news report.

Reportedly more than 3,000 world leaders from politics, business, academia, art and civil society would be participating in the summit.

According to media news report, poverty in the world today will be debated, said news report.

-AENNS 23/01/2018