JUST IN : President Buhari Joins in Virtual China-Africa Summit on Fight Against Covid-19.

President Buhari is participating in the on-going Virtual China-Africa Extra Ordinary Summit on Solidarity Against the Covid-19 Pandemic from State House today, Wednesday 17th June 2020

The President’s personal assistant, Bashir Ahmad had earlier on his Twitter handle announced that President Buhari will be joining the virtual summit on Wednesday afternoon.

He said, “President Buhari will this afternoon, be participating in a Virtual China-Africa Extraordinary Summit on Solidarity Against the COVID–19 Pandemic.”

Here are some photos as President Buhari participates in the on-going summit from the State House:

Chinese President Xi Jinping is presiding over the extraordinary China-Africa summit on solidarity against COVID-19 in Beijing.

The summit is jointly proposed by China; South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU); and Senegal, co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.

Leaders of African countries, including members of the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government and rotating chairs of major African subregional organizations, and the chairperson of the AU Commission, are expected to be in attendance at the summit upon invitation.

The secretary-general of the United Nations and the director-general of the World Health Organization are also in attendance at the meeting as special guests.

The summit will not only consolidate consensus between the two sides on solidarity against COVID-19 and advance China-Africa cooperation, but also inject a new impetus into multilateralism and global cooperation against COVID-19.

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