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Museveni in China for FOCAC Summit

By Vision Reporter

Added 2nd September 2018 04:43 PM

The two-day Summit that has attracted dozens of African Heads of State and Government.

Museveni in China for FOCAC Summit

The two-day Summit that has attracted dozens of African Heads of State and Government.

President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Beijing to attend the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit that opens Monday September, 3, 2018.

The President, who is accompanied by his wife and Minister of Education and Sports, Mrs. Janet Museveni, was received at Beijing Capital International Airport by the Director of the Standing Committee of Beijing Municipal People's Congress Zhang Qing.

Others at the Airport to receive him included the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uganda Sam Kuteesa, Uganda's ambassador to China Crispus Kiyonga, the ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China to Uganda Zheng Zhu Qiang and other senior government officials.

The two-day Summit that has attracted dozens of African Heads of State and Government is to discuss strategic partnership cooperation with China in areas of Trade, Infrastructure as well as Economic Development and Energy among others.

This is the 3rd Heads of State and Government summit bringing together leaders from the African continent and those from China, to take place after the first in 2006 that was held in Beijing, the second in South Africa in 2015 and now the 3rd in Beijing-China.

 
Meanwhile, President Yoweri Museveni upon arrival, held bilateral talks with his Kenyan counterpart, President Uhuru Kenyatta who called on him at his residence in Beijing.

The two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest between the 2 countries.

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