Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make a visit to Davos, Switzerland from 20 to 24 January 2020 to attend the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting. PM Lee will speak at a dialogue session entitled “A Conversation with Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore”. He will also be a panellist in a livestreamed media session entitled “Leading a New Multilateralism”. At the margins of the WEF meetings, PM Lee will meet other political and business leaders.
PM Lee will be accompanied by Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations S Iswaran, and officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ministry of Communications and Information.
The yearly gathering in Davos is a platform for leaders in government, industry, and civil society to exchange views on geopolitical developments and discuss novel approaches to address evolving global challenges.
During PM Lee’s absence, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat will be the Acting Prime Minister from 20 to 25 January 2020.