July 22, 2020 / 1:06 PM / 14 days ago

No final decision on G20 leaders summit being physical or virtual - Saudi finance minister

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Minister of Finance Mohammed al-Jadaan wears a protective mask as he attends a virtual meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bank governors in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia July 18, 2020. G20 Saudi Arabia/Handout via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s finance minister said on Wednesday that no final decision has been made on whether the G20 leaders summit will be physical or virtual and the matter is still being considered.

The G20 leaders summit is scheduled for November and Saudi Arabia is the host of this year’s annual gathering of representatives of the world’s largest economies. Finance Mohammed al-Jadaan was speaking at a Bloomberg event. (This story corrects day in first paragraph)

Reporting by Marwa Rashad and Davide Barbuscia; Writing by Yousef Saba; Editing by Toby Chopra

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