The UAE participates in the virtual G20 leaders summit
Mohammed bin Rashid: The world today is going through an exceptional phase ... and teamwork is the fastest way to recovery
Mohammed bin Rashid during his participation in the "G20" summit.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, participated in the virtual G20 leaders summit, which was launched yesterday, chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, under the slogan "Seizing the opportunities of the 21st century for all."
The participation of the United Arab Emirates in this second extraordinary summit, in its capacity as Chairman of the current session of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, comes with the aim of coordinating joint efforts and intensifying international cooperation to combat the pandemic and limit its humanitarian, health and economic impacts on peoples and countries around the world.
The UAE will participate in the summit alongside the G20 members and leaders of the invited countries, in addition to representatives of international organizations that include the Food and Agriculture Organization, the Financial Stability Board, the International Labor Organization, the Financial Monetary Fund, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, the United Nations, and the World Bank Group, And the World Health Organization, and the World Trade Organization.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum praised the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the G20 summit, and its efforts under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in preparing and managing the summit's work that comes in exceptional circumstances, which confirms the Kingdom's pioneering role globally. And its constant keenness to exist and support international efforts to address the challenges facing countries and peoples, stressing the initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to call for this extraordinary summit of the G20, with the aim of coordinating and integrating international efforts to confront the emerging Corona virus (Covid-19).
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum affirmed that the G20 is the largest global economic platform around which the world unites to address common challenges and overcome them, and that the UAE will continue to support all joint international initiatives, and all policies and projects that ensure building a sustainable future for future generations.
His Highness said: “The pandemic that the world is facing today highlighted the role that the G20 is playing, as an economic platform around which the world unites to confront and overcome common challenges, and through which it discusses ways to seize the most important opportunities available to countries and governments, and to benefit from them for a better future for peoples and the world. The danger today targets everyone. Around the world without exception, and the fate has become one and common for humanity.
His Highness affirmed that the UAE has been keen, since the beginning of the crisis, and under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the State, to play an effective and major role in supporting international efforts to address the epidemic, and to contribute to various aspects of international cooperation and coordination to deal with the virus. To laying down emergency and effective mechanisms and solutions to the crisis that the world is experiencing in all its countries alike, the dangers of which are not limited to the health sector only, but extend to other sectors and aspects, the most important of which is the economic and societal aspects.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum also indicated that the world is currently experiencing an exceptional phase in which peoples await the end of the crisis, which confirms the importance of collective action and international cooperation, not only to get out of this crisis as quickly as possible and with the least losses, but to achieve growth and recovery. What is required in various sectors, and addressing any health, economic or social repercussions of the crisis.
His Highness praised the efforts of all participants in the group's work, including countries and organizations, and the contributions they made to address the challenges arising from the pandemic, and equitable access to "Covid-19" vaccines, stressing the UAE's support for the G20 initiatives aimed at strengthening the capabilities of poor countries. And its capabilities to face the current crisis, and the state's constant aspiration to contribute to the G20 agenda, and joint action for the good of future generations and the world.
The work of the first day of the G20 leaders' summit included two sessions, the first entitled "Overcoming the Epidemic and Restoring Growth and Jobs", and focused on shedding light on the ongoing efforts to overcome the "Covid-19" epidemic, and ways to ensure that vaccines reach all people around the world. This session includes the outlook for the global economy, including a recovering labor market and expanding social protection, in addition to the state of the global financial system.
The second session of the first day was entitled "Building a comprehensive, sustainable and resilient future", and discussed the conditions in which everyone can live, work and thrive in them, while preserving our planet, and through intensifying collective efforts to protect shared resources globally.
Mohamed Ben Rached:
Mohamed Ben Rached:
• “The UAE has been keen, since the beginning of the crisis, to play an effective and major role in supporting international efforts to address the epidemic.”
• «The danger of the repercussions of the crisis targets all countries around the world without exception ... and fate has become one and common to humanity.
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