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World Economic Forum suspends Singapore annual meeting

The World Economic Forum will not push through with its August special annual meeting.

The World Economic Forum has decided to cancel its Special Annual Meeting, scheduled to be held in Singapore from August 17 to 20.

In a press statement, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said this was due to uncertainties caused by COVID-19.

The forum has been suspended to a later date, in the first half of 2022. It was initially scheduled for May this year.

On the other hand, the International Institute for Strategic Studies remaines committed to organising the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore iin early June, the Ministry of Defence said in a separate statement.

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