The culture ministers of the G20 countries and leaders of international cultural organizations will meet on Wednesday to discuss the role of culture in supporting the global economy.
Saudi Minister of Culture Prince Badr bin Abdullah bin Farhan will preside over the meeting that will also tackle ways to bolster culture, building bridges of cultural communication and openness, bolstering inspiring dialogue and improving the quality of life of citizens and residents.
This marks the first time that culture ministers will convene on the sidelines of the G20 summit, which will be hosted by Saudi Arabia on November 21 and 22.
The meeting was proposed by Saudi Arabia in its capacity as president of the G20 for 2020 and out of its belief in the importance of culture in social and economic development.
Wednesday’s summit will focus on protecting culture, sustainable development and the role of culture in economic development and international interaction.