Saudi Arabia to host G-20 summit virtually in November

The Summit of G-20 leaders will be held virtually on November 21 – 22 and will be chaired by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman as per a press statement by Saudi Press Agency (SPA).  

The G20 presidency will build on the success of the extraordinary virtual G20 Leaders’ Summit held in March, and on the outcomes of over 100 virtual working groups and ministerial meetings,” the statement said. 

“The G20 is leading the fight against this global pandemic, taking swift and unprecedented actions to protect lives, livelihoods and the most vulnerable,” it said. 

“The upcoming G20 Leaders’ Summit will focus on protecting lives and restoring growth, by addressing vulnerabilities uncovered during the pandemic and by laying down the foundations for a better future,” said the statement.  

“The Summit will also focus on fostering international action to realize opportunities of the 21st century for all, by empowering people and protecting our planet, whilst harnessing the potential of innovation to shape new frontiers”, the statement added. 

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