Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday was on Time Magazine’s cover along with four other world leaders and expectedly, Pakistanis were delighted.
WEF founder Klaus Schwab, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, and Europe’s Central Bank President Christine Lagarde were all in a chairlift with PM Imran with the Swiss Alps in the background.
The annual summit is set to begin in Davos tomorrow for four days. While US President Donald Trump and climate activist Greta Thunberg can also be seen sitting together on another chair-car in the picture.
PM Khan will also attend the summit from January 21-23 with the entire trip costing $68,000 to the national exchequer.
PM Imran’s advisers Abdul Razak Dawood and Zulfi Bukhari, as well as, other officials will accompany him to Davos, where he is expected to hold meetings with several world leaders, including US President Trump.
Fifty-three heads of state are on the guest list, including Trump, who is expected to address the gathering on January 21. Nearly 3,000 participants from 118 countries are expected to attend the event.
The country’s premier will brush shoulders with foreign investors and inform them of investment opportunities Pakistan holds. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the invitation-only event, which takes place in the Alpine resort town of Davos, amid tight security