October 11, 2011

Istanbul to Host Some of Davos Meetings

Some of meetings of the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering, which is usually be held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, will be held in Istanbul from this year onwards, a WEF member and a former aide to the Turkish prime minister has said.

Cuneyd Zapsu said during a television program on Monday that first WEF meeting in Istanbul will be held from June 19-22. “This will not be a one-time thing,” Zapsu said, underscoring that the some of the annual meetings that are related to the region will be held in Istanbul in the following years as well.


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