Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday joined over 2,500 government and political leaders, economists and scientists at the four-day economic forum in Davos, Switzerland.
The president used the opportunity to discuss amongst others, how to strengthen global economic recovery, tackle lingering problems of growing inequalities, youth unemployment and ageing societies.
It is expected that the forum will bring regional, continental and global leaders together in Abuja to discuss innovative structural reforms and investments which Nigeria and other African nations can buy into to sustain their economic growth, create more productive jobs for their youthful populations and greater prosperity for all their citizens.
While in Davos for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum which has “Reshaping of the World” as its theme, President Jonathan participated in a televised session focused on actions needed to ensure that the current positive economic growth trends in Africa endure and yield greater benefits for all stakeholders in the well-being and development of the continent.
The President also had bilateral meetings with other participating heads of state and government including Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel and also receive the chief executives of leading international conglomerates with interest in Nigeria and the Mayor of Atlanta, Kasim Reed, before returning to Abuja on Friday, January 24