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Riyadh to Host Next WEF Regional Summit in April

Riyadh to Host Next WEF Regional Summit in April

Thursday, 23 January, 2020 - 13:00
A special session on Saudi Arabia’s G20 presidency at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 23, 2020. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
Asharq Al-Awsat
Saudi Arabia will host the next Middle East summit of the World Economic Forum (WEF), it was announced in Davos, Switzerland on Thursday.

“The next Middle East summit will be held in Saudi Arabia on the 5 and 6 of April this year,” WEF President Borge Brende told delegates.

The announcement was made at a special meeting in Davos to consider the strategic priorities for Saudi Arabia as Riyadh prepares to host the 15th annual G20 Leaders' Summit in November.

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