Al-Jadaan highlights Saudi Arabia’s structural reforms at WEF meeting

Minister of Finance Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan

Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Finance Mohammed Al-Jadaan highlighted the Kingdom’s plans and measures for structural; and transformational reforms at the national level; during his participation on Wednesday in the World Economic Forum’s latest Great Reset virtual meeting; tilted “Financing a Sustainable Recovery”.
Al-Jadaan, who is also the acting minister of economy and planning, spoke about the issues pertaining; to economic diversification in the Kingdom and investment into crucial and digital infrastructures.

A group of sopeakers also attended the dialogue session as Børge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum, attended by Kristalina Georgieva; Managing Director at International Monetary Fund (IMF), Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer at Fidelity International; and Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics at Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE. Arian Monck director at World Economic Forum moderated the session.

Al-Jadaan spoke about the role of Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency and the actions and measures that the G20 countries have taken to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

Al-Jadaan’s participation is part of a series of virtual meetings, called the “Great Reset Dialogues,” which are part of the “Great Reset Initiative” that aims to stimulate discussions for the purpose of rebuilding “the foundations of the economic and social system for a sustainable future,” also bringing together government leaders, CEOs from the business community, and a number of experts in the run-up to the WEF annual meeting in 2021.