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Vice-President Shettima leaves Abuja for World Economic Forum

Vice-President (Sen.) Kashim Shettima, GCON

*The Federal Government says Vice-President (Sen.) Kashim Shettima will join other political and business leaders at the annual World Economic Forum, holding in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss global socio-economic and development issues

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

The Federal Government says Vice-President (Sen.) Kashim Shettima, at the instance of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has departed Abuja, FCT, to represent Nigeria at the 2024 Annual Meetings of the World Economic Forum (WEF), scheduled to hold in Davos, Switzerland.

Stanley Nkwocha, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on Media and Communications

(Office of the Vice President), Sunday, January 14, 2024, stated Vice-President Shettima would join other political and business leaders across the world at the annual Forum to discuss global socio-economic and development issues.

The government also said top on the Vice-President’s agenda, besides the plenary session, is the launch of the Private Sector Action Plan for African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCTA) at a special session he is expected to co-chair at the global forum.

Shettima is equally billed to hold high-level discussions with the Managing Director of IFC, Makhtar Diop and the Prime Minister of Vietnam, Pham Minh Chinh, among others.

Likewise on the sidelines of the annual meeting, Sen. Shettima will chair a roundtable dialogue on Nigeria’s economic path.

The statement further disclosed the Nigerian Vice-President would attend a special session dedicated to building trust in the global energy transition programme.

Shettima is expected to return to Nigeria after participating in the week-long event, stated Nkwocha.

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