HANGZHOU, China: Saudi Arabia’s delegation led by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Hangzhou, in China’s province of Zhejiang, on Saturday for the G20 Summit.
World leaders are gathering in Hangzhou for the 11th G20 Leaders Summit from September 4 to 5.
Prince Mohammed and his entourage flew to Hangzhou Xiaoshan international airport from Tokyo, Japan, after a three-day visit on the last leg of a three-nation Asia tour that earlier took him to Pakistan and China.
Also attending the summit, in addition to the world’s Top 20 economies including Saudi Arabia, are guest countries and international organizations invited by China’s President Xi Jinping.
A list of attendees released by the Chinese foreign affairs ministry on Saturday included President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, President Francois Hollande of France, President Joko Widodo of Indonesia, President Park Geun-hye of the ROK, President Enrique Pena Nieto of Mexico, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, President Barack Obama of the US, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy, Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, Prime Minister Theresa May of the UK, President Donald Tusk of the European Council, President Jean-Claud Juncker of the European Commission.
Among the guests are President Idriss Deby of Chad, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi of Egypt, President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan, President Bounnhang Vorachith of Laos, President Macky Sall of Senegal, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha of Thailand, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo, Director-General Guy Ryder of the International Labor Organization, President Mark Carney of the Financial Stability Board, Secretary-General Angel Gurria of the OECD, etc.