Industries minister MB Patil-led delegation to attend World Economic Forum meet in Davos

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BENGALURU: A high-level delegation, led by Heavy and Medium Industries Minister M B Patil, will on Sunday leave to attend the World Economic Forum-2024 annual meet, being held at Davos, Switzerland, from January 15 to 19.

The delegation, with ‘Innovation Will Impact’ as its theme, comprises Additional Chief Secretary to the Chief Minister L K Atheeq, IT-BT Secretary Ekroop Caur, Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industry, Dr S Selvakumar, Commissioner of Commerce and Industries, Gunjan Krishna, and CEO of Karnataka Industrial Area Development Board (KIADB), Mahesh among others, as per an official release.

MB Patil on Saturday said, “During the meeting, we will draw the attention of businessmen from the world over to the Karnataka government’s business-friendly policies, evolved ecosystem, potential areas for investment, availability of human resources, priority to imbibe skills among students, and efficient single window system”.

“The government aims to develop Karnataka as the leading manufacturing hub in Asia. In addition, we are focussing on areas such as semiconductors, electric automotive, space and defence, clean energy, research and development and artificial intelligence. Keeping this in mind, we aim to attract more investment and to achieve collaborations”, he added, as per the release.

The World Economic Forum is an international non-governmental organisation for public-private sector collaboration based in Cologny, Switzerland. The 54th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum will provide space to focus on the fundamental principles driving trust, including transparency, consistency and accountability, as per the forum’s official website.

Thee annual meeting will welcome over 100 governments, all major international organisations, 1000 forum’s partners, as well as civil society leaders, experts, youth representatives, social entrepreneurs, and news outlets. (ANI)

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