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Pakistan's Premier News Translation Agency

Saudi Arabia to convene virtual G20 summit on coronavirus pandemic

RIYADH 18 March (GNP): Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it would convene a virtual summit next week bringing together the leaders from the Group of 20 major economies (G20) to address the coronavirus pandemic.

The G20 leaders will put forward a coordinated set of policies to protect people and safeguard the global economy.

“G20 leaders will put forward a coordinated set of policies to protect people and safeguard the global economy,” the Saudi secretariat said in an emailed statement without specifying a date.

The summit will build on efforts by finance ministers and bank governors from the G20, as well as senior health, trade and foreign ministries to determine the much needed steps in fighting the pandemic.

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