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President Hosni Mubarak is set to open the Fourth Ministerial Meeting of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation which will be held on November 8 – 9, in Sharm al-Sheikh with representatives from 49 countries including China, Egypt and other African countries , attending .

At the end of the meeting a plan of action will be adopted with specified areas of cooperation detailed to cover the next three years until the fifth meeting is held in Beijing, China, in 2012.

The third meeting of the China-Africa Business Council will also be taking place on November 7, with businessmen and investors from Egypt, China and the African countries attending. The Council represents a window for cooperation between Egyptian, Chinese and African companies.

The Forum on China-Africa Cooperation was established in 2000 and has since been meeting every three years. At its 3rd meeting, which took place in Beijing, China in 2006, the Egyptian delegation was led by President Hosni Mubarak.

The Forum, the first of its kind in the history of Chinese-African relations, is considered a mechanism for South-South consultation and cooperation.

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