Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, will hold bilateral meeting with Swiss leader, Micheline Calmy-Rey, during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum to be held in Davos, Switzerland on 24-28 January.
Elchin Amirbayov, the Azerbaijani Ambassador to Switzerland, exclusively informed Trend that they received a number of appeals from other participants in the Forum to conduct bilateral talks with the Azerbaijani president. President Aliyev is expected to join the discussions concerning energy security in Europe and deliver a speech on this topic.
Attending the forum will be over 2000 leaders from business, political, academic and media circles and representatives from the civil society. Representatives from the Palestinian autonomy, Iraq, Jordan, the United States, Ireland, India, Monaco, Oman, Japan, Brasil, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Singapore, UK, China, France, Mexico, Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Nigeria, Austria, Philippines, Venezuela, United Arab Emirates, Tanzania, Russia, Turkey, Germany, Hungary, Belgium, Egypt, Iran, Korea, Kenya, Bahrain, Manila, Israel, South African Republic, Tatarstan, Vietnam, Italy, Kuwait, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Qatar and Australia will also be in attendance.
The forum will also bring together representatives from the European Commission, the Organization for Economic Development and Cooperation (OECD), the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), NATO, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and UN.
The presidents of the Palestinian autonomy, Mexico, Sweden, Iran, Tanzania, Brasilia, Philippines, SAR, Latvia, as well as the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, will also be in attendance.