ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in Islamabad on Friday after the conclusion of his three-day official visit to Switzerland where he participated in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual session.
The prime minister, in his keynote address at the WEF’s special session, highlighted his vision of Pakistan as an emerging economy and shared his views on current issues of regional and international importance.
On sidelines, Imran Khan held meetings with world leaders including US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien and European Union Parliament President David Sassoli.
He also met International Monetary Fund (IMF) President Kristanline Georgieva, Asian Development Bank President Masatsugu Asakua and WEF Executive Chairman Prof. Dr Klaus Schwab. The prime minister also met corporate heads of several leading and discussed prospects of collaboration particularly in Pakistan’s information technology, communications and other sectors.
In the domain of information technology, he held meetings with CEO YouTube Susan Wojcicki, CEO Facebook Sheryl Sandberg, CEO Siemens Joe Kaeser, Chairman Calik Holding Ahmet Calik, CEO SAP software company Christian Klein, Chairperson Telenor and Director General GSMA mobile operating company Mats Ganyrd.
In an interview with CNBC’s Hadley Gamble, Imran Khan highlighted Pakistan’s stance on important issues.