His Excellency the Minister of Finance, Acting Minister of Economy and Planning, Mr. Mohammed Al-Jadaan, participated today, Wednesday, in a virtual dialogue session under the theme of “Economic Recovery and New Trajectories for Growth,” as part of the “Great Reset” WEF events.
The dialogue session was introduced by Børge Brende, President of the World Economic Forum, attended by Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director at International Monetary Fund (IMF), Anne Richards, Chief Executive Officer at Fidelity International, and Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics at Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE), and was moderated by Adrian Monck, Managing Director at World Economic Forum
The Minister spoke about the role of Saudi Arabia's G20 Presidency and the actions and measures that the G20 countries have taken to respond to the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19). His Excellency spoke also about the Kingdom’s plans and measures for structural and reform transformations on the national level, as well as issues pertaining to economic diversification and investment into crucial and digital infrastructures.
His Excellency’s participation is part of a series of virtual meetings, called the “Great Reset Dialogues,” which are part of the “Great Reset Initiative” that aims to stimulate discussions for the purpose of rebuilding "the foundations of the economic and social system for a sustainable future,” bringing together government leaders, CEOs from the business community, and a number of experts in the run-up to the WEF annual meeting in 2021.