WASHINGTON, March 13 (Xinhua) – The United States will host the G7 meeting, a meeting of ministers and finance ministers of the Federal Reserve through video conferencing. The US Treasury Department said Thursday.

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and President Jerome Powell "are thanking Philadelphia for their willingness to host the event as a planning and support aide in their decision." This. The ministry said in a statement. The gathering is an original plan for implementation next month.

The G7 comprises the UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States.

Due to fears of a Corona virus infection growing in the United States, companies have asked their staff to work at home, and many universities have decided to offer online education.

Translated by: Mao Bopha January