World Economic Forum, Davos
The Prime Minister’s Spokesman (PMS) told journalists that the Prime Minister had spoken about the world economy in Davos, picking up a number of themes from his article in the Financial Times. He then said that the Prime Minister had launched the call for action on the Millennium Development Goals, with Ban Ki-moon, Bono, Bill [...]
Asked if Romano Prodi was still expected to meet with the Prime Minister in London on 29 January or if someone else would go given that he had resigned, the PMS said that that remained our expectation but that it was a matter for the Italians. original source.
Asked what the Prime Minister would be saying to the President of Afghanistan and if he would be addressing the criticisms regarding British policy in Afghanistan, the PMS replied that the meeting between the Prime Minister and President Karzai would be quite short and that they would use this time to take stock of the [...]
Sovereign Wealth Funds
Asked if we were taking a different position from the US in relation to sovereign wealth funds, the PMS replied that he was not sure he would characterise the US position in quite the same way as the journalist. As the Prime Minister had said in China, we welcomed investment from sovereign wealth funds in [...]
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