CHINESE PRESIDENT TO VISIT FIVE ARAB, AFRICAN COUNTRIES

BEIJING– Chinese President Xi Jinping will pay state visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Senegal, Rwanda and South Africa from July 19 to 24, attend the 10th BRICS summit from July 25 to 27 in Johannesburg and visit Mauritius during a stopover, the Foreign Ministry has announced.

Xi is making the State visits at the invitation of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Senegalese President Macky Sall, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said in a statement here Thursday.

Xi will attend the the 10th summit of the BRICS grouping, comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, at the invitation of President Ramaphosa, Lu added.

On his way home, Xi will also pay a friendly visit to Mauritius during a stopover, Lu added.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK