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.
Saudi Arabia has launched Vision 2030, a reform programme to prepare its economy for a post-oil era.PHOTO: AFP

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.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month
  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.