Sisi attends roundtable on China-Africa economic cooperation
Tuesday، 04 September 2018 - 04:31 PM
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and other African leaders, currently to attend the FOCAC Summit, gathered for a roundtable session on Tuesday 4/9/2018 to discuss economic cooperation with China.
The roundtable was held on the fringe of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) 2018 Beijing Summit, which kicked off on Monday.
The meeting also focused on China's Belt and Road Initiative.
A second roundtable should be held at 2.30 p.m., Beijing time, to probe means to boost the strategic partnership between Africa and China.
A press conference is scheduled for 4.30 p.m. to read out the final communique and announce resolutions made by participants.
Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated the FOCAC summit Monday in the presence of Sisi and other African leaders.
Yesterday, Sisi attended a top-profile forum grouping Chinese and African leaders, as well as representatives of the business and industry sectors, with the aim of opening communication channels among investors and attract international investments to Africa.