Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Zurich on Monday to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos. The prime minister is scheduled to host dinner for global industry bosses from 18 countries in Davos.

The first Indian minister to attend the WEF in more than two decades, Modi is being accompanied by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu, among others.

Tomorrow, he will interact with global business community members, besides delivering his keynote address.

The prime minister had said in his departure statement yesterday that India’s engagement with the outside world in the recent years has become “truly and effectively multi-dimensional covering the political, economic, people to people, security and other spheres”.

“At Davos, I look forward to sharing my vision for India’s future engagement with the international community,” he had said.

Talking top media before the grand dinner, Union minister Jitendra Singh said that prime minister’s reforms have generated interest among global investors. PM’s Modi’s revolutionary and unorthodox reforms have generated a tremendous amount of interest in the global investor community,” said Dr Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO.