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PM leaves for Davos, says engagements will boost economic ties globally

PM leaves for Davos, says engagements will boost economic ties globally

Accepting the invitation, Oli in turn invited Modi to Nepal, urging him to visit the Ram Janaki temple in Janakpur and Muktinath in Mustang - the Indian prime minister had expressed a desire to visit the two religious sites when the two leaders had met at the 2014 Saarc Summit.

It is the responsibility of the government to understand the needs and aspirations of the people and work toward achieving them honestly, Modi said. He will deliver the opening plenary address on 23rd of January.

Over 3,000 world leaders from business, politics, art, academia and civil society will attend the 48th WEF annual meeting over the next five days in the small ski resort town on snow-covered Alps mountains. "The theme of the Forum, "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World" is both thoughtful and apt", Prime Minister said.

Oli, as chairman of the CPN-UML - the largest party in the House - is expected to become the new prime minister and is likely to get support from the CPN (Maoist Centre), the second largest party.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said some "people" tried to sabotage "demonetisation" but the exercise was seen through successfully because the nation stood behind the decision.

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Apart from the events for the World Economic Forum, I look forward to my separate bilateral meetings with the President of the Swiss Confederation H.E. Mr.

During his 24-hour-visit, he will also host a dinner for CEOs from across the world - 20 of Indian companies and 40 from elsewhere - on Monday evening and will interact with a large gathering of 120 members of WEF's worldwide business community on Tuesday, PTI reported.

"We are there for those who believe in the Constitution of India", he added. Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will also be in Davos along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are among the other attendees.

Modi said in the formulation of GST, the power of the federal structure of India was visible.