NEWS ALERT | G20 Pledges More Than $21 Billion To Fight Coronavirus

NEW YORK | The Group of 20 rich and emerging economies had pledged more than $21 billion to fight the coronavirus, the group said early on Saturday. ‘The G20, with invited countries, has coordinated the global efforts to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, G20 members and invited countries have pledged over … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | G20 Pledges More Than $21 Billion To Fight Coronavirus

G20| Saudi G20 Presidency Urges More Donation To fund Pandemic Response

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi presidency of the Group of 20 major economies on Thursday called for further immediate donations to fund the emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic and develop needed vaccines. The G20 secretariat said $1.9 billion had been donated by countries, philanthropic organizations and the private sectors toward an $8 … Continue reading G20| Saudi G20 Presidency Urges More Donation To fund Pandemic Response

G20 SAUDI ARABIA | G20 Health Ministers Acknowledge Health Systems’ Vulnerability To Pandemics: Statement

RIYADH| SAUDI ARABIA – Health ministers from the Group of 20 major economies discussed weaknesses in health systems that made the world vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak and other pandemic, a statement said after a virtual meeting on Sunday. The Saudi G20 secretariat said that the ministers shared their national experiences, addressed necessary actions to … Continue reading G20 SAUDI ARABIA | G20 Health Ministers Acknowledge Health Systems’ Vulnerability To Pandemics: Statement

G20 | Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million To Global Fight Against Coronavirus

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia, as the holder of the G20 Presidency, has pledged $500 million to international organizations to support global efforts in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘The pledge will support emergency and preparedness response, developing and deploying new diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines, fulfilling unmet needs for international surveillance and coordination, and … Continue reading G20 | Saudi Arabia Pledges $500 Million To Global Fight Against Coronavirus

G20 | G20 Health Ministers To Speak Next Week About Coronavirus: Statement

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Health ministers from the Group of 20 major economies will speak by video conference on April 19 to address the impact of the new coronavirus on the global health sector and society, the Saudi  G20 Secretariat said on Monday. The meeting follows last month’s virtual meeting of G20 leaders, who … Continue reading G20 | G20 Health Ministers To Speak Next Week About Coronavirus: Statement

BUSINESS NEWS | Saudi Energy Minister Calls For Affordable Energy Supply At G20 Meeting

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – The Saudi energy minister gold a conference of the G20 group of the world’s largest economies on Friday that Ensuring affordable energy supply is key to facilitating a global economic recovery. ‘Having affordable, reliable, accessible energy supply is considered a necessity to enable basic services, including health care, and help … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Saudi Energy Minister Calls For Affordable Energy Supply At G20 Meeting

GLOBAL ECONOMY | G20 Energy Ministers To Meet To Foster Global Cooperation: Statement

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia said it would convene a virtual meeting of energy ministers from the Group of 20 major economies on Friday ‘to foster global dialogues and cooperation to ensure stable energy markets and enable a stronger global economy’. A statement from the Saudi G20 secretariat said the energy ministers, speaking … Continue reading GLOBAL ECONOMY | G20 Energy Ministers To Meet To Foster Global Cooperation: Statement

BREAKING NEWS | G20 Finance Officials To Speak Again On Tuesday About Coronavirus

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 major economies will convene via video conference on Tuesday, for the second time in just over a week, to coordinate their response to the coronavirus pandemic, three sources told Reuters. One of the sources said the among the topics of … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | G20 Finance Officials To Speak Again On Tuesday About Coronavirus

BREAKING NEWS | King Salman Holds Calls With Chinese, Italian Leaders About Efforts To Tackle Coronavirus

King Salman Holds Calls With Chinese, Italian Leaders About Efforts To Tackle Coronavirus RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA  - Saudi Arabia’s King Salman discussed on Friday efforts to fight coronavirus with China’s President Xi Jinping during a telephone call. The king congratulated the president on his country’s efforts to fight the virus and said that it … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | King Salman Holds Calls With Chinese, Italian Leaders About Efforts To Tackle Coronavirus

G20 SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi King to G20: Let’s Unite Against Coronavirus

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman called on Thursday for G20 leaders to boost funding for a coronavirus vaccines, resume the normal flow of goods and services as soon as possible, and help developing countries overcome the global health crisis. His remarks came at the opening of an extraordinary video conference convened … Continue reading G20 SAUDI ARABIA | Saudi King to G20: Let’s Unite Against Coronavirus