WASHINGTON (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 23rd August, 2018) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will make a four-day trip to China starting on September 1 and will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the visit, spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a press briefing on Thursday.
"On Saturday, September 1, the secretary-general will leave for a visit to China," Dujarric told reporters. "During his visit, the secretary-general will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other senior officials."
Guterres is set to speak at a forum on China-Africa cooperation and meet with leaders of the African Union Commission on the sidelines of the summit, the spokesman added.
The secretary-general will return to New York on Tuesday evening, according to Dujarric.