Manama, Bahrain – 15 January 2024: A delegation from Bahrain, led by H.E. Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy, is set to join world leaders that will be gathering at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2024 at Davos from January 15 to January 19, 2024. Convening under the theme “Rebuilding Trust” to instill a measure of collective agency, the 54th annual meeting seeks to provide a space to restore trust in the future within societies and among nations.
This year’s forum will revolve around central themes projected to drive the future of global economies: dealing with security and offsetting structural forces of fragmentation, setting economic frameworks to promote job creation, utilising artificial intelligence for the benefit of all, and developing a systemic approach towards achieving a carbon-neutral and nature-positive world.
Bahrain’s delegation additionally includes H.E. Noor bint Ali Alkhulaif – Minister of Sustainable Development, H.E. Abdulla bin Adel Fakhro – Minister of Industry and Commerce, H.E. Shaikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Khalifa – Chief Executive Officer of Mumtalakat, Khalid Humaidan – Chief Executive at Bahrain Economic Development Board, Iain Lindsay OB OBE – Advisor to the Board at Bahrain Economic Development Board, Hamad AlMahmeed – Director General of the Prime Minister’s Office, May Ashour – Cabinet Secretary for the Government of Bahrain, and Mark Thomas – Group Chief Executive Officer at Bapco Energies.