The group of finance officials makes a pledge to among other things restore the world’s financial growth.
Wired PR News – The G-20 has pledged prolonged efforts in dealing with the global financial crisis. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the group of the world’s financial leaders held a conference to come to a consensus on how to deal with major issues concerning the financial crisis, and vowed to increase the International Monetary Fund’s role to restore financial growth across the globe.
British Treasury chief Alistair Darling is quoted in the report as stating, “We’re prepared to take whatever action is necessary to ensure growth is restored and we’re committed to do that for however long it takes to do that.”
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is further quoted as stating the group had reached a “broad consensus globally on the need to act aggressively to restore growth to the global economy.”
The G-20 Summit, a forum of 22 heads of state from around the world, is set to be held April 2 in London.