Visit of the Chairman of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress: People’s Republic of China, to the African Union

May 11, 2018

Visit of the Chairman of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress: People’s Republic of China, to the African Union

What: High Level Meeting of the African Union Commission and the Chairman of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress to the African Union.

When: Friday, 11th May 2018

Time: 10:00

Venue: VIP Reception Room, 2nd Floor, New Conference Centre

Background: The African Union Commission is hosting a high level delegation from the People's Republic of China at the African Union Headquarters. The African Union Commission Deputy Chairperson H.E. Amb. Kwesi Quartey will receive the Chinese delegation led by H.E Li Zhanshu, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of National People's Congress.

The meeting is an opportunity to enhance the strategic African Union- China cooperation. The discussions will focus on the upcoming Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit in Beijing this year, and the implementation progress overview of the joint projects under the strategic cooperation.

Journalists are kindly invited to attend and cover the opening session of the bilateral meeting at 10:00am. For registration please contact Mr. Molalet Tsedeke, Media Coordinator; AU Commission. molalett@africa-union.org; Tel: 0911 630631.

For further information, kindly also contact:

Doreen Apollos | Communication Advisor | Bureau of the Deputy Chairperson | Tel: +251 115182737 | E-mail: ApollosD@africa-union.org

Mrs. Wynne Musabayana | Head of Communication Division, Directorate of Information and Communication, African Union Commission | Tel: +251-115182555 | E-mail: MUSABAYANAW@africa-union.org

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