Hyderabad: IT and industries minister K.T. Rama Rao has been invited to the World Economic Forum annual meeting which will take place in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, from Jan-uary 21 to 24. The theme of the meeting will be ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World’.
Appreciating the work of the minister in the IT and industrial sectors, Borge Brende, president of the World Economic Forum, in a letter, said, “Your leadership has led to the launch of various forward-looking initiatives in Telangana state and continues to rank high in ease of doing business in India.”
“Given the forum’s collaboration with your government on the ‘Medicines from the Sky’ project, your insights on this and other relevant topics will add significant value to the deliberations,” he added.
Mr Rama Rao expressed joy on receiving the invitation. “I see this invitation as recognition of Telangana government’s initiatives in the fields of information technology, industry, and innovation,” he said.
He will take part in some of the key discussions which will focus on harnessing the benefits of the technologies driving the fourth industrial revolution while minimising their risks.
In the 50 years since its inception, the WEF annual meeting has seen the world’s most impactful high-level gathering, bringing together leaders from government, international organizations, business, and civil society to shape global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of the year....