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Xi meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Xi underscored that China firmly supports Egypt in choosing a development path that suits its national conditions and in safeguarding national sovereignty, security and development interests

Xi pointed out that as the regional and international environments are undergoing profound and complex changes, the strategic and overarching importance of China-Egypt relations has become all the more evident. The visions and interests that China and Egypt share mean that the two sides need to work together toward the…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Youth And Sports Development Centre Co-Hosts China-Africa Youth Forum On Volunteering

The forum aims to facilitate international cooperation in youth volunteering, promote and implement the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to global development

The success of the ECOWAS Youths Volunteers Programme was one of the major highlights of the China-Africa Youth Forum on Volunteering that took place in Jinan, Shandong Province, China from 2-4 December 2022 in a combination of online and offline event formats. The event which was proposed by President Xi…

Source: Ministry of External Affairs - Government of India |

India: Parliamentary Delegation from Zimbabwe calls on President

Welcoming the delegation to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President said that relations between India and Zimbabwe are centuries old

A Parliamentary Delegation from Zimbabwe led by Speaker of the Parliament of Zimbabwe, Advocate Jacob Francis Nzwidamilimo Mudenda, called on President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (07 December 2022). Welcoming the delegation to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President said that relations between India and Zimbabwe are centuries…

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation - Federal Republic of Somalia |

Somali Foreign Minister Receives Chinese Special Representative on African Affairs

Ambassador Yuxi, who is in Somalia on an official visit, conveyed China’s appreciation to President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud for leading a high level delegation to attend the China-Arab Summit

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, H.E. Mr. Abshir Omar Jama, received on Wednesday in the capital, Mogadishu, the Special Representative of the Chinese government on African affairs, H.E. Mr. Liu Yuxi, and discussed with him ways to enhance bilateral relations and joint cooperation. During the meeting, many…

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Chamberlain of the Presidency paid a courtesy call on Ambassador of Thailand to Egypt to congratulate on the National Day of Thailand

Both sides discussed about the existing cordial relationship between Thailand and Egypt

On 6 December 2022, Mr. Mohamed Reda, Chamberlain of the Presidency, paid a courtesy call on Ambassador of Thailand to Egypt at the Royal Thai Embassy to congratulate on the occasion of the National Day of Thailand as well as His Majesty King Bhumibol’s Birthday and Father's Day of Thailand…

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Leaders Lay Foundation for a New Headquarters Building in Abuja

The new headquarters Project which is being financed by the Chinese Government through China Aid is expected to be completed in 26 months

The Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) laid the Foundation of a new ECOWAS Headquarters building on December 4, 2022 in Abuja, Nigeria. The new headquarters Project which is being financed by the Chinese Government through China Aid is expected to be…

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Merck Foundation calls for action together with 13 African First Ladies to Build Healthcare Capacity, Break the Infertility Stigma and Support Girl Education during their 9th Africa Asia Luminary

More than 10,000 participants attended the hybrid Luminary - onsite and online

Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej and African First Ladies of Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, The Gambia,  Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Angola and Central Africa Inaugurate 9th Edition of Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) Africa Asia Luminary 2022; African First Ladies marked together the 5th Anniversary of…

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Xi, Democratic Republic (DR) Congo president exchange congratulations on 50th anniversary of normalization of China-Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) diplomatic ties

Xi pointed out in a message that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed in a sound and stable manner, and the traditional friendship has been continuously deepened

Chinese President Xi Jinping and President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Felix Tshisekedi on Thursday exchanged congratulations over the 50th anniversary of the normalization of bilateral diplomatic relations. Xi pointed out in a message that over the past half century, China-DRC relations have developed in a sound…

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Tourism recovery accelerates to reach 65% of pre-pandemic levels

The Americas (66%), the Middle East (63%) and Africa (61%) all saw occupancy rates above 60% in September

An estimated 700 million tourists travelled internationally between January and September, more than double (+133%) the number recorded for the same period in 2021. This equates to 63% of 2019 levels and puts the sector on course to reach 65% of its pre-pandemic levels this year, in line with UNWTO…

Source: Department of Foreign Affairs, Republic of the Philippines |

Filipino Products, Culture, and Cuisine Showcased at the 5th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Festival in Kenya

The ASEAN Festival is among the flagship activities of the four-member ANC aimed at increasing ASEAN visibility and awareness among the Kenyan public

The Philippine Embassy in Nairobi, as part of the ASEAN Nairobi Committee (ANC), joined the Embassies/High Commission of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand in organizing the 5th ASEAN Festival in Kenya on 19 November 2022 at the Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi. The ASEAN Festival is among the flagship activities of the…