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Saudi King calls for reopening economies, mobility of people

Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Saturday called for supporting the global economy and reopening economies and borders to facilitate trade and mobility of people, the Saudi Press Agency reported.King Salman made the remarks during his opening speech in the virtual 15th Group of 20 (G20) Leaders' Summit, where he also highlighted support for developing countries in a coordinated manner to maintain what has already achieved over the past decades.

In addition, he called for promoting access to opportunity for all, especially women and youth, to enhance their roles in society and in the job market through education.On the COVID-19 pandemic, the King stressed the role of international cooperation to overcome the crisis, which "has been an unprecedented shock that affected the entire world within a short period of time."

News source ~ Xin Huanet