China’s President, Xi Jinping has touched down in South Africa at OR Tambo International Airport.
Xi is expected to meet with other heads of state for the 15th BRICS Summit which kicks off in Sandton on Tuesday.
Xi will also meet with President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria on Tuesday morning before going onto Johannesburg in the afternoon.
China’s interactions with African leaders will follow last month’s Russia-Africa summit in St Petersburg, where Russian President Vladimir Putin held court with the 17 African heads of state who attended out of the 54 African countries invited.
Xi and African leaders will draw up a blueprint for cooperation to create jobs and improve livelihoods in Africa.
— Sophie Mokoena (@Sophie_Mokoena) August 21, 2023
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