King Salman of Saudi Arabia to Chair G20 Leaders Call on Coronavirus on Thursday

Saudi Arabia's King Salman will chair an extraordinary virtual meeting of the leaders from the Group of 20 major economies on March 26 to advance a global

coordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak, a statement said on Wednesday. The kingdom, which holds the G20 presidency this year, called last week for the leaders to speak by video-conference amid criticism that the group has been slow to respond to the global crisis.