TWITTER POLL: Majority want G20 Riyadh Summit to focus on eradicating COVID-19   

SourceArab News
SectorEconomy
CountrySaudi Arabia

TWITTER POLL: Majority want G20 Riyadh Summit to focus on eradicating COVID-19    TWITTER POLL: Majority want G20 Riyadh Summit to focus on eradicating COVID-19    Online sessions between the G20 member countries are expected to be dominated by the implications of the coronavirus pandemic. (AFP) Short Url TWITTER POLL: Majority want G20 Riyadh Summit to focus on eradicating COVID-19    Updated 19 November 2020 Follow @arabnews Saudi Arabia is hosting the G20 summit on Saturday in a first for an Arab nation, where the two-day meeting of the world's wealthiest nations discuss global issues – from climate change, growing inequality and the coronavirus global pandemic.  Online sessions between the G20 member countries are expected to be dominated by the implications of the pandemic and steps for reviving the global economy, which voters of an Arab News Twitter poll say should be the focus.  With over 40 percent of the vote, an overwhelming majority of over 10 thousand voters say that “eradicating COVID-19” should be the main challenge the G20 summit should discuss.  New vaccine breakthroughs have raised hopes of containing the virus, which has infected 55 million people globally and left 1.3 million dead. G20 nations have contributed more than $21 billion to combat the pandemic, including production of...read more...