PM Hailemariam in Switzerland to attend World Economic Forum annual meeting

Addis Ababa, January 22, 2018 (FBC) -Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn traveled to Davos, Switzerland yesterday to participate in the 48th annual World Economic Forum.

The Forum will be held on 23–26 January 2018.

Ethiopian delegation led by the Premier will participate in the various sidelines events at the Forum.

'Creating a shared future in a fractured world' is the theme of the World Economic Forum annual meeting 2018

The Forum will be attended by leaders from across business, government, international organisations, academia, and civil society.

In a related development, the Premier today held discussion with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The END Fund, Ellen Agler.


The discussion was mainly focused on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and ways to prevent them, according to Office of the Prime Minister.

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health has been working to prevent NTDs by preparing a master plan.

Translated and posted by Amare Asrat