Business programme

Forum Opening Ceremony

03 Jun , 13:00–14:00
Congress Centre, Congress Hall

Welcome address:
Alexander Beglov, Governor of St. Petersburg

Video addresses:
Félix Tshisekedi, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Chairperson of the African Union
David Malpass, President of the World Bank Group

Andrei Belousov, First Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation
His Excellency Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari, Minister of Commerce and Industry and Acting Minister of Finance of the State of Qatar
Edouard Ngirente, Prime Minister of the Republic of Rwanda
Trần Tuấn Anh, Member of the Politburo of Communist Party of Vietnam, Chairman of the Economic Commission of the Vietnam Communist Party (online)

Hadley Gamble, Anchor, CNBC