Saudi Arabia Will Host First G20 Summit in 2020

Published on April 20, 2019
Saudi Arabia will host the annual G20 leaders' summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital Riyadh.
Saudi Arabia Will Host First G20 Summit in 2020

Details:

  • This will be the first G20 Summit to be hosted in the Arab world.
  • Japan will host this year's G20 summit in Osaka, which will be held June 28-29, as well as ministerial meetings in eight cities.
  • In 2018, the conference was held in Buenos Aries, Argentina and focused on the global economy, the future of labour markets and gender equality.

About G20:

  • Group of Twenty (G20) is an international forum for the governments and central bank governors from 19 countries and the European Union.
    • Chairperson: Shinz┼Ź Abe
    • Founder: Group of Seven
    • Founded: 26 September 1999
  • G20 economies account for around 90% of the gross world product (GWP), two-thirds of the world population.
  • G20 world leaders met for the first time in 2008 with focus on rescuing the global economy from the worst financial crisis in more than 70 years.
  • The 19 member Countries of G20 are:
    • Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America.

Question:

Q. Which country will host the first G20 Summit to be held in the Arab world?
a. Qatar
b. Saudi Arabia
c. Jordan
d. UAE

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