New York, September 22 (BNA): The Minister of Foreign Affairs, His Excellency Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, participated in the fourteenth ministerial meeting of the Global Governance Group (3G), which was held at the permanent cabinet headquarters. The Mission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations in New York, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
The meeting also witnessed the participation of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which chaired the Group of Twenty in 2020, the Italian Republic, which will chair the group this year, and the Republic of Indonesia, which will chair the group in 2022.
During the meeting, participants discussed the challenges of economic recovery after the Corona Virus (Covid-19) pandemic, and the strengthening of international solidarity to ensure the acceleration of the pace of vaccination around the world, especially in developing countries, in addition to a number of topics and issues of common concern.
They also stressed the need to strengthen coordination between the G20 and third-generation countries in order to combat climate change and achieve a green economy, in addition to facilitating digital transformation that would contribute to achieving comprehensive and sustainable development for all countries of the world.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs praised the leadership of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Italian Republic of the Group of Twenty, wishing the Republic of Indonesia success during its presidency of the group.
He also stressed that the COVID-19 pandemic showed everyone the importance of collective global action, and explained that international cooperation must be strengthened to adequately address the challenges facing countries in the world. He added that third-generation countries and the Group of Twenty must work together to overcome the challenges.
He indicated that the Kingdom of Bahrain is ready to contribute to these efforts through its presidency of the Asian Cooperation Dialogue 2021-2022, and to continue the constructive partnership with the Group of Twenty, chaired by Indonesia, in 2022.