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World Economic Forum in Singapore will be safe and successful

Special annual meeting will be a major step in building post-COVID future

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Last year's World Economic Forum annual meeting held in Davos in January 2020: the importance of bringing decision-makers together in-person cannot be underestimated.   © Reuters

From Peter Vanham, World Economic Forum, Geneva.

In the article "Reckless plan to move Davos 2021 to Singapore must be abandoned" written by William Pesek and published in Nikkei Asia on Jan. 18, the author calls plans to organize the World Economic Forum in Singapore in May "reckless" and "about money." It "must be abandoned," he writes, because it is "likely to become a superspreader event." The piece however only uses unsubstantiated claims and instills fear. Here are the facts.

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