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Saudi Arabia to host G20 Leaders’ summit in 2020

Saudi Arabia, April 21, 2019

Saudi Arabia will be hosting the 15th annual Group of 20 (G20) Leaders’ Summit on November 21 and 22, 2020 in Riyadh. It will be chaired by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
 
G20 is a premier forum for international economic cooperation. The G20 countries represent two-thirds of the world’s population, 85 per cent of its economy, and 75 per cent of international trade.
 
Saudi Arabia is fully committed to G20’s objectives and prosperity of the international economic system. The country also aims to strengthen its ties with other G20 countries and to reach international consensus on the summit’s agenda items, said an expert in Saudi Press Agency.
 
The Riyadh summit will be the first G20 Summit to be hosted in the Arab world. The Summit will be attended by the leaders of the world‘s largest economies, as well as leaders of other guest countries, international and regional organisations.
 
The summit agenda will cover financial, economic and social issues, including energy, environment, climate, digital economy, trade, agriculture, healthcare, education and labour. It will aim to develop effective policies to achieve sustainable and balanced development and create job opportunities. 
 



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