Heads of state and government from Africa are currently in Beijing for the 2018 edition of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation #FOCAC 2018.
Ministers from Africa met with their Chinese counterparts on Sunday and today the opening ceremony of the forum took place in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
The summit opens today with President Muhammadu Buhari playing an important role as the leader of the most populous African country. The president delivered a speech to a sounding applause from his counterparts across Africa.
More details later….
See Tweet/video below:
VIDEO: President @MBuhari participates in the Opening Ceremony of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation #FOCAC2018 Summit at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China. #PMBInChina2018 pic.twitter.com/rJLH7i3HMc
— Government of Nigeria (@AsoRock) September 3, 2018
Below are photos from the event: