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Premier to attend Summer Davos in Tianjin

Updated: Jun 20,2016 5:51 PM     Xinhua

BEIJING — Premier Li Keqiang will attend the Summer Davos Forum in north China’s Tianjin municipality from June 26 to 28, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced June 20 at a daily press briefing.

Premier Li will address the opening ceremony of the forum, also known as the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting of the New Champion.

He 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 over 90 countries will attend.

The annual event is held alternatively in China’s Tianjin and the northeastern city of Dalian.