China-Africa COVID-19 Summit in Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs a China-Africa leaders' meeting in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. The meeting was also attended by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, also former African co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC); Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, also rotating chair of the African Union; Senegalese President Macky Sall, current African co-chair of the FOCAC; and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. (Xinhua/Pang Xinglei)

Chinese President Xi Jinping is on Wednesday presiding over an extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 in Beijing. Xi is expected to deliver a speech at the summit held via video conferencing.

Against the backdrop of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, Chinese authorities have been actively sharing their experiences with their African counterparts. According to official records, medical experts from China have conducted nearly 30 virtual conferences with dozens of African countries as of mid-May.

In addition, medical support – including personnel – has also been sent to at least five parts of the continent. TAKE A LOOK.


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