CHINESE PREMIER TO ATTEND SUMMER DAVOS SUMMIT IN TIANJIN
Last Updated: 2016-06-21
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BEIJING, June 21 (NNN-XINHUA) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will attend the Summer Davos Forum in north China's Tianjin Municipality from June 26 to 28, says Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying.

Announcing this at the Ministry's daily media briefing here Monday, she added that Li would address the opening ceremony of the forum, also known as the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champion.

At the forum, Li will meet government figures, forum founder Klaus Schwab and other forum participants, and talk with representatives from various fields including business, finance, think tanks and media outlets.

This year's forum carries the theme "The fourth industrial revolution and its transformational impact".

Around 1,700 politicians, entrepreneurs, scholars, and media representatives from more than 90 countries are expected to attend.

The annual event is held alternatively in China's Tianjin and the northeastern city of Dalian.
-- NNN-XINHUA