King to participate in G20 Leaders’ Summit on Saturday

19 November 2020

His Majesty King Abdullah is set to participate on Saturday in the upcoming G20 Leaders’ Summit as a guest of honour, at the invitation of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.

Held under Saudi presidency this year, the summit convenes virtually on 21 and 22 November, as part of the G20’s efforts to safeguard the global economy, especially in light of the impact of COVID-19.

The G20 is the world's leading forum for international economic cooperation, and it includes leaders from all continents, representing developed and developing countries.

G20 member states collectively account for 80 per cent of the world's gross domestic product, two thirds of the world's population, and three quarters of global trade.

G20 members are: Saudi Arabia, the United States, Turkey, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Russia, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Indonesia, Australia, and the EU.