Photo: UN System in China/ ZHAO Yun
UN Secretary-General António Guterres arrived in Beijing to attend FOCAC 2018
Beijing, 3 September 2018- António Guterres arrived in Beijing on 2 September and met with Chinese President XI Jinping.
Upon invitation from Chinese government, UN Secretary-General António Guterres departed from New York on 1 September to attend FOCAC 2018 in Beijing. The summit is scheduled on 3 and 4 September and 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.
Guterres met with Chinese President XI Jinping on the afternoon of 2 September in Great Hall of the People after arrival. He will meet with Foreign Minister WANG Yi and address the opening on 3 September.