Subject : foreign affairs
Beijing, December 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Friendship between China and Africa is expected to grow, as cooperation in various fields deepens after the 8th.IThe Ministerial Conference of China-Africa Cooperation Forum (FCSA) is currently being held Dakaro, in Senegal.
The video says China will provide Africa with a billion more doses of COVID-19 vaccines, carry out 10 projects related to poverty reduction and agriculture, and run more programs with Africa in various sectors.President Xi Jinping inaugurated on Monday Ceremony at the ceremony.
Describing the secret of friendship between China and Africa and considering the further development of their relationship, he stressed on unity against epidemic, deepening practical cooperation, promoting green development and protecting fairness and justice.
Cooperation against COVID-19
To achieve the African Union’s goal of vaccinating 60% of the African population against COVID-19 by 2022, China will provide Africa with one billion doses of additional vaccines; Xi said 600 million of those doses would be provided free of charge.
In the most difficult period of China’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, African countries and regional organizations such as the African Union (AU) have extended strong support to China. After Africa was hit by COVID-19, China provided vaccines for COVID-19 to 50 African countries and the African Union Commission.
China will never forget the deep friendship of African countries, Xi said, adding that China will also carry out 10 medical and health projects for African countries and send 1,500 medical workers and public health experts to Africa.
Earlier this week the main building of the headquarters of the African Center for Disease Control and Prevention, funded by China, was completed.
practical cooperation in various fields
Xi said China will work with Africa to develop trade and investment, share its poverty reduction experiences, and strengthen cooperation on the digital economy and renewable energy.
He said China will send 500 agricultural experts to Africa, with African countries to implement nine major projects on health care, poverty reduction, trade, investment, digital innovation, green development, capacity building, cultural exchange and security will work together.
Since Establishing the FCSA, Chinese companies will use various funds to help African countries build and upgrade more than 10,000km of railways, nearly 100,000km of roads, about 1,000 bridges and 100 ports, as well as 66,000km of transmission and distribution networks has done. China and . According to a white paper called Africa In the New Era: A Partnership of Equals, Public Vendredi.
Building a Sino-African Community with a Common Future
65 this yearIThe anniversary of the beginning of diplomatic relations between China and African countries.
Welcoming the spirit of friendship and cooperation between China and Africa, Xi said that he reflects on the experience of both sides in sharing joy and sorrow and is a source of strength to strengthen relations between China and Africa.
He said that over the past 65 years, China and Africa have forged an unbreakable brotherhood in the struggle against imperialism and colonialism, and embarked on a different journey of cooperation towards development and revitalization.
“We wrote a brilliant chapter of mutual assistance in the midst of complex changes and set an exceptional example for establishing a new kind of international relations,” he said.
Xi stated the principles of China’s African policy: self-righteousness, real results, friendship and harmony, and the attainment of the common good and shared interests.
An initiative of China and African countries, FCSA was inaugurated at its first ministerial conference Beijing In October 2000, with the aim of responding to the challenges emerging from economic globalization and seeking common development.
The FCSA now has 55 members, including China, 53 African countries that maintain diplomatic relations with China, and the AU Commission.
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