Saudi Arabia is all set to host world leaders; albeit virtually — for the two-day G20 Leaders’ Summit, beginning on Saturday (Nov 21).
King Salman to chair the summit; which heads of state of G20 members and guest countries as well as heads of international organizations to attend.
They will, over the next two days, carry on the discussions that have been taking place; throughout this year and agree on much-needed action to address the challenges facing the global community.
The summit is one of the most powerful meetings for decision making in the world. This year’s summit carries more significance as the world is looking to the G20’s efforts in protecting lives and livelihoods and helping with the recovery after the coronavirus pandemic.
The G20 leaders will also address issues to pave the way to a more inclusive, more sustainable, and more resilient economic recovery and laying the foundations for a better future.
As a G20 member and the chair of the 2020 G20; hosting this high-level meeting is historic for Saudi Arabia. Besides, showcasing the results of the ongoing transformational Saudi Vision 2030 reflected in its presidency.
The Leaders’ Summit will be the second meeting of G20 leaders under the Saudi presidency; following the Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit in March 2020 that agreed on immediate actions in response to the pandemic. This will be the first time a presidency has held two leaders’ summit within one presidency term.
The aims of the Saudi G20 presidency focus on empowering people, safeguarding the planet, and shaping new frontiers.
The Saudi G20 presidency has left no stone unturned in cultivating collective efforts during the challenging situation of 2020.