President Nechirvan Barzani to meet with President Donald Trump at Davos

- 19 January 2020

Erbil, Kurdistan Region, January 19, 2020

Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani is officially invited to attend the World Economic Forum’s 50th Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, on January 21 to 24. The summit’s theme will be “Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World,” with a focus on pressing global economic, political and security issues.

On the sidelines of the summit, President Nechirvan Barzani will hold meetings with U.S. President Donald Trump and the United Nations’ Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The President is also expected to meet with a number of other world leaders, ministers and high ranking officials. In the meetings, the President is expected to focus on strengthening Kurdistan Region’s relations with the international community and to convey the policies and position of Kurdistan Region on regional and world affairs.

Also on the sidelines of the Forum, President Nechirvan Barzani will deliver a speech on a panel, titled “An Unsettled Middle East.” In his address, the President will speak about the enduring impact of continuous unrest and crises in the Middle East, which have caused deep fear and concern around the world and in the region. The president will also shed light on how the current crisis is impacting peace and stability in the Gulf, Iraq and Syria.