Shettima Off to Davos for World Economic Forum

*To chair a roundtable discourse on nation’s economic path 

Deji Elumoye in Abuja 

Vice President Kashim Shettima on Sunday departed Abuja to Davos, Switzerland to represent Nigeria at the annual week-long meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF). 

The Vice President, according to a release issued on Sunday by his media assistant, Stanley Nkwocha, will join other political and business leaders across the world at the annual Forum to discuss global socio-economic and development issues. 

Top on Shettima’s agenda, apart from the plenary session, is the launch of the Private Sector Action Plan for African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) at a special session to be co-chaired by him. 

He is also billed to hold high-level discussions with the Managing Director of IFC, Makhtar Diop and the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Pham Minh Chinh, among others. 

Also on the sidelines of the annual meeting, Shettima will chair a roundtable dialogue on Nigeria’s economic path and also attend a special session dedicated to building trust in the global energy transition programme. 

The Vice President is expected to return to Nigeria after participating in the week-long event.

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