Former Pak army chief to speak at World Economic Forum

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan. 14 (ANI): Former Pakistan army chief General (Retd.) Raheel Sharif will speak at the four-day annual meeting of World Economic Forum in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland. The ex-chief will discuss security issues reshaping global agenda and highlight developing opportunities in South Asia under the USD 55 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project, reports the Express Tribune. Gen Raheel, who retired in November last year, would also highlight Pakistan Army's counter insurgency operations and improved security environment in the country as well as in the region. He will address three sessions of the WEF in addition to speaking at as many events arranged on the sidelines of the sessions. This year the theme of the meeting is Responsive and Responsible Leadership and over half of the programme's 400 sessions will address strategies for fostering greater social inclusion and human development. A record 3,000 participants, coming from all continents, are attending the event which will be held from January 17 to 20. (ANI)