World Economic Forum invites KTR to attend annual meet in Davos next year

Telangana minister for Information Technology (IT) and industries K.T Rama Rao will attend the five-day World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting to be held from 17 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  19 Sep 2021 1:30 PM GMT
World Economic Forum invites KTR to attend annual meet in Davos next year

Hyderabad: Telangana minister for Information Technology (IT) and industries K.T Rama Rao will attend the five-day World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting to be held from 17 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

KTR has received an invitation from the WEF to attend its next annual meeting which will be held in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos. This is the first major in-person congregation of world leaders in almost two years since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

In the invitation, while appreciating KTR's work, WEF president Borge Brende said, "Your leadership and commitment to transforming Telangana into a leading technology powerhouse is noteworthy. As India emerges from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, its ability to quickly adapt to innovation and emerging technologies will be vital for a sustainable economic recovery. Your insights on harnessing emerging technologies for common good will be key to the discussions at the annual meeting."

The WEF president further said, "It is essential for the world's foremost political, business, and civil society leaders to come together once again to restore trust in the ability to shape the future in collaborative ways."

In a statement, KTR, while expressing his happiness on receiving the invitation, said, "I see this invitation as a recognition of Telangana government's initiatives in the fields of Information Technology, industry, and innovation."

He said this is another opportunity for Telangana to showcase its friendly industrial policies and immense scope for global firms to invest in the state. The minister thanked the WEF organizers for the invitation.

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