Chaired by Saudi Arabia, the summit is all about a global discussion on how the world can respond to COVID- 19 crisis. Saudi Arabia, the chair of the G20 this year, is coordinating the video summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that G-20 has an important global role to play in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. In a tweet, PM Modi said, he is looking forward to productive discussions at the G20 Virtual Summit.
G20 members have been joined by leaders from the invited countries – Spain, Jordan, Singapore, and Switzerland, as well as international organizations – United Nations, World Bank, IMF, World Health Organization and World Trade Organization.