PM to attend World Economic Forum in Davos next week

Prime Minister Han Duck-soo will attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week, his office said Friday. Han will depart Monday to attend the annual meeting of government and business leaders under the theme "Rebuilding Trust," where he will participate in various sessions, including on restoring trust in global regimes, to share South Korea's vision. The prime minister also plans to hold bilateral meetings with other government leaders, business executives and WEF Chairman Klaus Schwab. Han will be the first South Korean prime minister to attend the event since 2009. Last year's session was attended by President Yoon Suk Yeol. Source: Yonhap News Agency