China’s foreign minister to visit 5 African countries


By Godfrey Olukya 3-1-2017

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will with effect from January 7th` to 12th 2017 officially visit 5 African countries.

According to China’s foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, Yi will pay official visits to Madagascar, Zambia, Tanzania, Republic of Congo and Nigeria from Jan. 7 to 12.

“Relations with developing countries, including in Africa, is the bedrock of Chinese diplomacy,” Geng said. “Chinese foreign ministers have visited Africa during their first foreign trips each year over the past two decades. The practice has become a much treasured diplomatic tradition for China.” He added.
Geng added on his statement about the visit that Wang will discuss the implementation of President Xi Jinping’s consensus with African leaders and the outcome of the 2015 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Johannesburg, to help the revival of Africa and enhance solidarity and common development among developing countries.
”We are eagerly waiting for him. China is now a great friend of Africa.” said Democratic Republic of Congo businessman Tom Nanga in the capital Kinshasa.

China has of recent invested heavily in African countries. Millions of Chinese traders have also invaded African countries and found in all parts of African countries.


Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.