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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday left for Davos to participate the World Economic Forum annual meet.

The Indian Ambassador also mentioned that two Yog-gurus have arrived here from India, who will be giving training sessions here.

The WEF summit will be held in Davos on January 23.

The Prime Minister said his government's achievements can't be measured based on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation and the achievements are far and wide that have impacted the economy as a whole.

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Industrial Policy and Promotion (IPP) Secretary Ramesh Abhishek said, "Our Prime Minister will host a dinner with the global chief executive officers, along with the Indian CEOs on January 22".

"President Trump looks forward to having a bilateral meeting with U.K. Prime Minister May in Davos next week to further strengthen the U.S. -U.K. special relationship", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement, saying more details would be released next week.

There will also be a large number of round tables including on financial inclusion in India. The latter believes it is critical to use WEF Davos as a platform to showcase Africa's economic potential.

He said that India as a market is an attraction destination for global companies and world now wants to engage directly with India.

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He added: "It is going to be a mammoth task getting us out of this trench as a country, but if we work together it is possible". "We are helping through dialogue to get widening understanding so that national interests find a community of interest", he said.

When asked why PM has chosen to go Davos this year, Gokhale said: "My sense is that PM wanted things to change on the ground before speaking about them". The theme of the Forum, "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World" is both thoughtful and apt.

Of the 2,926 people attending the Davos meeting this year, 21 per cent are female, including all the co-chairs such as the IMF's Christine Lagarde and Erna Solberg, the prime minister of Norway.

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