Saudi Arabia: First Arab Nation To Take Over The G20 Presidency

  • Saudi Arabia became the first Arab nation to take over the G20 Presidency on December 1, 2019.
  • It has taken over from Japan and it will host the G20 Summit in its capital, Riyadh on November 21 and 22, 2020.
  • The G20 is an informal group of 19 countries (including India) and the European Union, with representatives of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Source : Civil Services Chronicle Online, January, 2020