Somalia expects more Chinese investment and exchanges

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Somalia officially joined China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in August 2018. But how do they evaluate the collaboration and what are their expectations for the upcoming second Belt and Road Forum?

High expectations from upcoming second Belt and Road Forum

It is the first time Amb Gamal M. Hassan, the Somali Minister of Planning, Investment and Economic Development, will be attending the Belt and Road Forum. He told CGTN that he hopes to take this opportunity to exchange ideas and meet business partners from different countries. He’s also looking forward to talk with Chinese senior officials, business executives on how to further boost China-Somalia collaboration.