Prime Minister Abiy arrives in Beijing to attend FOCAC

(Qeerroo Tube; September 1, 2018) – Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed arrived in Beijing today to attend the 7th Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

On arrival at the Beijing International Airport, the Premier was warmly received by high-level Chinese government officials.

Besides attending the forum, Dr. Abiy, during his stay in China, will have sideline meetings with various officials.

Launched in 2000, FOCAC is held every three years alternatively in China and an African country, with three African nations so far hosting the forum.

The forum is believed to be pivotal in strengthening existing ties between Africa and China through mutual consultation and win-win cooperation.

Reporter: Tesfaye Abate

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