The virtual China-Africa summit is presided over by Chinese President Xi Jinping
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently taking part in the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19.
The meeting is holding via video-conference with Chinese President Xi Jinping presiding.
The summit is jointly proposed by China; South Africa, the rotating chair of the African Union (AU); and Senegal, co-chair of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
Also at the virtual meeting are secretary-general of the United Nations and the Director-General of the World Health Organization.
Joining the president at the Council Chamber for the meeting are the ministers of health, foreign affairs and finance, budget, and National planning.