The US is on the top with 791 participants, followed by the UK with 283 and the host country Switzerland with 280. Germany is fourth with 126 delegates.
China is behind India with 56 participants, while France has 96. The number of Russian participants is 67, while Japan has sent 89 delegates. South Africa has kept the number at 54, most of whom are part of a government delegation led by President Jacob Zuma.
Overall, there are 1,500 business leaders from across the world, including over 100 from India. There are 40 heads of states and 100 other members of governments of participating countries that include two Union Ministers and two Chief Ministers from India.
Those attending include King and Queen of Jordan as also singer Will.I.Am, who is promoting his charitable foundation Foundation, a charity that aims to transform lives through "education, inspiration and opportunity". Last year Hollywood actor Matt Damon came to promote his charity,
This year, Swiss banking major UBS is also asking delegates to walk at least 6 kilometre each during the summit to help donate bicycles to children in South Africa to help them get to school.

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