Sir Iqbal Sacranie, MCB Secretary General, has been invited to attend and speak at the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week 25 29 January 2006. The forum is an important annual gathering of influential business and other leaders from across the world.
Sir Iqbal will be addressing delegates on three panels: Islam's Challenge to Eradicate Extremism, Europe's Home-grown Radicals and Ancient Wisdom on Modern Questions.
The WEF's annual meetings are organised in January each year to provide a platform for business leaders, members of civil society organizations and the media, academics, scientists and policy-makers to gather and find solutions to global challenges. Over 2000 people will take part this year in an intensive five day programme of parallel workshops, lectures and discussions that will focus on important global, regional and economic issues.