Saudi Crown Prince at G20 Summit: ‘Our Strength Lies in Our Unity’

SourceAsharq AL-awsat
SectorEconomy
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz said Sunday that in light of the coronavirus outbreak, cooperation among G20 countries has been important more than ever. “In light of the outbreak of Covid-19 and its health, economic, and social repercussions, our cooperation has been important more than ever. Together we have addressed this challenge with seriousness necessitated by the responsibility to preserve human life, protect livelihoods, mitigate the ensuing damage of this pandemic, and raise readiness to face any future crises,” the Crown Prince said in a speech at the end of the G20 Leaders Summit. “This pandemic knows no borders.

It has reached all countries and affected, directly and indirectly, every person living on this planet, which has necessitated the activation of the pivotal role played by the G20. To this end, the G20's leaders met twice during one presidency, a precedent since the foundation of the G20,” he added. The G20’s priorities this year included addressing the healthcare, economic, and social impacts of the pandemic, he said in his speech. “We also took all necessary measures to protect lives and livelihoods and support the ...read more...