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World Economic Forum in the news

The Forum launches Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution in India. (Times of India)

A new look at an ancient city in Morocco. Cites Global Gender Gap Index (New York Times)

Dubai plans to be world’s most visited city. Cites Forum Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report. (Al-Arabiya)

A blockchain school opens in Egypt. Cites Forum forecasts for blockchain. (Egypt Today)

Mission Billion. The Forum is part of the digital identity initiative. (biometricupdate.com)