The World Economic Forum Special Annual Meeting 2021 that is to be held here in May has been postponed to Aug 17 and 20. 

The consistent number of new Covid-19 cases, as well the challenge of dealing with new variants of the virus, have forced countries to maintain travel restrictions. 

"Current global travel restrictions have made planning difficult for an in-person meeting in the first half of the year,” says the WEF in a statement.


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