Colombia will host the World Economic Forum in 2016

SANTOS PROCLAMA UNA "SEGUNDA INDEPENDENCIA" PARA EL ÚLTIMO AÑO DE SU GOBIERNO
Colombia will host the World Economic Forum in 2016 (Photo: File)

The president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, confirmed Tuesday that Colombia will host the World Economic Forum in 2016 information was transmitted to the President by Klaus Schwab, founder of the Forum held annually in Davos (Switzerland).
The President explained that Colombia is one of the special invitees for next year in Davos and additionally given to the country, “the headquarters of the World Economic Forum 2016″.
“The appointment of Colombia to host the World Economic Forum on Latin America shows international confidence in the moment in Colombia,” Santos said about the news.
The Forum for business and economic organizations, established in 1971, has its annual meeting in the Alpine town of Davos and regional meetings in Africa, East Asia, Middle East and Latinomérica, which this year took place in Panama.
The Bogota International Fair opened Tuesday by Santos is considered one of the major industrial showcases Latin America and this year, in which more than 700 exhibitors from thirteen countries involved, it will run until October 3.