FOCAC: 20 Years of extensive consultation,joint contribution and shared benefits

Chinese Ambassodor Zhao Yanbo
Chinese Ambassodor Zhao Yanbo

China is the largest developing country and the African continent is home to the largest number of developing countries.

China-Africa friendship was born in the formidable years of national liberation and is deeply rooted in our peoples’ heart.

20 years ago, embracing the dawn of the new century and the trend of globalization, China and African countries decided to hold the first ministerial conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation to promote win-win cooperation and pursue the goal of common development, which marked the birth of FOCAC. Since then, the family of China and African nations has had its own platform for collective dialogue and mechanism for practical cooperation, ushering in a brand-new chapter in China-Africa relations.

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