PM Modi Goes To Virtual G-20 Top Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic
The focus of G-20 summit this year is the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attended the 15 th edition of the G20 Summit, chaired by Saudi Arabia this year. Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were among the world leaders who signed up with PM Modi through video conferencing to discuss the worldwide impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, the host of the two-day top, in his opening remarks, discussed “budget-friendly and equitable gain access to” of anti-COVID-19 tools, consisting of vaccines in advancement.
” Although we are optimistic about the development made in developing vaccines, rehabs and diagnostics tools for Covid-19, we must work to produce the conditions for budget-friendly and equitable access to these tools for all people,” he was quoted by news company AFP as stating.
” We have a duty to rise to the difficulty together during this summit and give a strong message of hope and peace of mind to our individuals by adopting policies to alleviate this crisis,” he added.
Discussing the worldwide economy, significantly harmed by the coronavirus pandemic, King Salman appealed the world leaders to “reopen economies and borders to help with the mobility of trade and people.”
” We should provide assistance to the establishing nations in a coordinated manner to keep the advancement already accomplished over the past years,” he added.
The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday stated the focus of the summit would be on “an inclusive, durable and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19”.
” During the G20 top, the leaders will go over pandemic preparedness and the methods and suggests to restore jobs. The leaders will likewise share their vision for developing an inclusive, sustainable and resilient future,” the ministry’s spokesperson, Anurag Srivastava, stated.
With inputs from firms
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