Xi to attend WEF virtual event

In this file photo taken on Sept 21, 2021, President Xi Jinping addresses the general debate of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly via video. (PHOTO / XINHUA)

BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the virtual event of the World Economic Forum on Jan 17 in Beijing, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Friday.

Spokesperson Hua Chunying announced that Xi will attend the virtual event and deliver a speech at the invitation of Klaus Schwab, who is founder and executive chairman of the WEF. 

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