Opportunities and challenges in a transforming Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has launched Vision 2030, a reform programme to prepare its economy for a post-oil era. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - As Covid-19 continues to eviscerate air travel, leaders from 20 major economies will meet virtually later this week to tackle pressing global issues: from ensuring that Covid-19 vaccines are distributed fairly, to relieving the poorest countries of crippling debt.

Having assumed the presidency of the Group of 20 (G-20) in December last year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was able to pivot quickly to address these issues, said Singapore's Ambassador to the kingdom Wong Chow Ming.

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