President Xi makes proposals at China-Africa summit on COVID-19 cooperation

Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday made the following proposals in his keynote speech at the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 held via video link:

  • We must stay committed to fighting COVID-19 together. China will start ahead of schedule the construction of the Africa CDC headquarters this year.
  • We must stay committed to enhancing China-Africa cooperation. Greater priority needs to be given to cooperation on public health, economic reopening, and people’s livelihood.
  • We must stay committed to upholding multilateralism. China will work with Africa to uphold the UN-centered global governance system and support WHO in making greater contribution to the global COVID-19 response.
  • We must stay committed to taking China-Africa friendship forward.