The Saudi Trust for the G20 calls for an additional donation to tackle Corona


Source: Dubai –

The Saudi Secretariat called on the G20 to make urgent additional donations to tackle the Corona pandemic and develop the necessary vaccines. The group’s secretariat said in a statement that countries, charitable organizations and institutions from the private sector donated $ 1.9 billion in the framework of the goal of raising eight billion dollars set by the World Council to monitor preparedness, but more is required.

 Fahad Al-Mubarak, Secretary General of the Saudi Secretariat of the Group of Twenty
Fahad Al-Mubarak, Secretary General of the Saudi Secretariat of the Group of Twenty

“Global challenges require global solutions, and this is a time,” said Fahad Al-Mubarak, Secretary-General of the Saudi Secretariat of the Group of Twenty
Advancement and support to the development of a protective vaccine and other remedial measures to combat Covid 19.

The Global Preparedness Monitoring Council, co-organized by the World Bank and WHO, in March urged donors to collect
Eight billion dollars to boost the amounts pledged by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

He said it is extremely important to fund the World Health Organization fully to coordinate and prioritize efforts to support the most vulnerable and developing countries
New diagnostic methods, treatments and vaccines, strengthening surveillance and ensuring adequate supplies of preventive supplies for health workers.

Kurna .. An unprecedented global challenge

In the same context, the closing statement of the meeting of the Ministers of Labor and Human Resources of the Group of Twenty said that the outbreak of the Corona pandemic is an unprecedented global challenge that requires coordination of international efforts.

The labor ministers emphasized the completion of work in cooperation with the ministers of the Group of Twenty to develop and implement comprehensive and effective measures in mitigating the consequences of the pandemic on local and global labor markets and societies, stressing that combating the pandemic and overcoming it is the most important priority of the group.

In their meeting, the labor ministers pointed out that international cooperation continues to take a human-based approach to support employment and enhance social protection.

The Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi said that Saudi Arabia is one of the first countries to provide incentives to the private sector to reduce the size of the damage, noting that the scale of the pandemic is large and its economic impact is great.


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