Chinese President Xi Jinping is to chair the 2018 Beijing summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC), which is scheduled for September 3-4 in Beijing.
Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the announcement on August 19, noting that Xi would also hold relevant activities on the sidelines of the summit.
The summit will be themed "China and Africa: toward an even stronger community with a shared future through win-win cooperation."
Leaders of FOCAC members are invited to attend the summit, and representatives of related regional organizations in Africa and international organizations will also participate in relevant activities.
(Xinhua News Agency August 20, 2018)