Eng. Ahmed bin Suleiman Al-Rajhi, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development, said that supporting the youths, particularly those drastically affected by coronavirus COVID-19, is imperative to achieve the commitment pledged by the leaders of G20 in Italy 2015 when they sought to reduce the rate by 13% by 2025 of youths who are subject to marginalization in the labor market.
Addressing the G20 employment and labor ministers virtual meeting today, Al-Rajhi said the priority of intensifying the social protection reflecting the changing labor pattern is a top priority that enables us to reach the appropriate social protection for all.
He praised the efforts being exerted by officials and teams at the employment group throughout this year, noting that the policy priorities for 2020 is of firm priority in mitigating the impacts of coronavirus COVID-19 on women labor guaranteeing our commitment to achieve the goal our leaders have agreed to in 2014.
Al-Rajhi thanked the participants for their commitments and support throughout the year of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's presidency of the G20.